Women in Media » podcasts http://womeninmedia.co.uk Supporting Women in Media, UK Tue, 08 Dec 2009 13:35:53 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.6 en Abi Mellor - Account Director http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2009/04/abi-mellor-account-director/ http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2009/04/abi-mellor-account-director/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2009 14:20:21 +0000 luke http://womeninmedia.co.uk/?p=319 Abi MellorAbi Mellor has over ten years digital media experience. Abi’s expertise lies in web business management and strategy, and online marketing. She has worked in-house for eight years in award-winning web teams at Workthing.com, a recruitment website that was owned by the Guardian Media Group, Macmillan Cancer Relief and the British Heart Foundation. More recently she managed and marketed a recruitment site for Friday Holdings Ltd.

Abi is now an Account Director at Worth where her clients include, the Lucozade Sport Shop and Breathe Right at GlaxoSimthKline, the Department of Health and the Department of Work and Pensions.

Interview with Abi Mellor

Niqui Merret - Flash Developer http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2009/04/niqui-merret-flash-developer/ http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2009/04/niqui-merret-flash-developer/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2009 13:38:40 +0000 luke http://womeninmedia.co.uk/?p=298 Niqui MerretNiqui Merret is a Brighton-based developer with over ten years experience in the digital media industry. She is founder and Director of Jade Hopper, a Brighton-based Flash design and development company.

She has a passion for accessibility and spends her free time researching and sharing her knowledge in this area and maintains a blog – http://niquimerret.com. She speaks at international conferences and is listed as a Flash Goddess. She is actively involved in the community and participates in a cross section of events.

Interview with Niqui Merret

Julia Zeen - Graphic Design Freelancer http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2009/04/julia-zeen-graphic-design-freelancer/ http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2009/04/julia-zeen-graphic-design-freelancer/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2009 12:53:59 +0000 luke http://womeninmedia.co.uk/?p=287 After graduating from Brighton University with a degree in Illustration Julia’s career as a Graphic Design freelancer has built up slowly over the last 4 years.

Julia ZeenShe began doing small design jobs for friends such as flyers, posters etc. and gradually built up a portfolio of work and improved her software skills. Two years after leaving university Julia became a full time freelancer and hasn’t looked back since. She now really enjoys the freelance lifestyle and the freedom it brings.

She has worked on a really wide range of projects; including design for Topshop, Cr2 Records, Wired Sussex and BozBoz. See some examples of her work

Interview with Julia Zeen

Aleks Krotoski -Technology Guardian Columnist http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/aleks-krotoski-technology-guardian-columnist/ http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/aleks-krotoski-technology-guardian-columnist/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2008 14:28:33 +0000 admin Aleks Krotoski is a columnist for The Guardian’s Technology section and for Guardian Unlimited.

Aleks KrotoskiShe is currently working towards a PhD in social psychology at the University of Surrey, examining social networks in cyberspace and understanding online social influence.

Aleks has written games industry reports covering demographics, age ratings, education and regulation. She also regularly speaks about interpersonal processes in online communities with financial, telecommunications and governmental organisations.

Interview with Aleks Krotoski

Fiona Dungay - Graphic Designer http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/fiona-dungay-graphic-designer/ http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/fiona-dungay-graphic-designer/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2008 14:26:31 +0000 admin Fiona DungayFiona Dungay graduated from the University of Brighton in 2003 with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design. During the autumn after graduation she assisted Paul Farrington at Studio Tonne before working on various freelance projects including collaborations with Digital Apex and Nothing to See Here.

Fiona began working with Cogapp in March 2005 and was promoted to the design team in July 2006. She has worked on a variety of digital and print projects for clients including Culture Online, GSGI, BBC, Brighton University Arts Faculties, Web Usability Partnership and on the Cogapp rebrand.

Interview with Fiona Dungay

Vicky Reeves - MD of ChameleonNet http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/vicky-reeves-managing-director-of-chameleonnet/ http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/vicky-reeves-managing-director-of-chameleonnet/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2008 14:04:25 +0000 admin Vicky ReevesVicky started her web development company, Chameleon Net, in 1998 with a vision of establishing a new type of company one that would bridge the gap between web design agencies and IT companies. Prior to starting Chameleon Net she worked for larger IT companies like Alcatel, EDS and iCAT and holds an honours degree in Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire.

Vicky is an avid networker and has won a series of entrepreneur awards. She was voted ‘Best Woman in Technology’ (small business category) at the 2006 Women in Technology Awards, sponsored by BlackBerry.

Interview with Vicky Reeves

Helen Crawford-White - Designer http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/helen-crawford-white-designer/ http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/helen-crawford-white-designer/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2008 14:02:48 +0000 admin Helen Crawford-WhiteHelen Crawford-White is a graphic designer at Crush Design in Brighton.

After graduating from the University of Brighton she came to Crush to work on a range of creative design work from book covers to shop identities, music events and drink promotions.

She enjoys the responsibility and challenges that working in a small design company brings. In her opinion the best part about the job is seeing a project from initial ideas through to completion and then seeing it in the public domain.

Interview with Helen Crawford White

Shirley May - Database and Web Programmer http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/shirley-may-database-and-web-programmer/ http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/shirley-may-database-and-web-programmer/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2008 14:00:14 +0000 admin Shirley MayAfter completing her philosophy degree, Shirley worked at the University of Sussex Institute of Development Studies. Following this she taught in Barcelona and returned to complete an MSc in Information Systems. With an impressive set of qualifications under her belt, she decided to set up her own business writing databases for office systems and for the web.

She also programmes entire websites and has a growing local client base for her endeavors. Part of Shirley’s success as a programmer can be attributed to her interest in languages and teaching, which gives her more than average communication skills for a computer programmer!

Interview with Shirley May

Angie Taylor - Animator and Digital Filmmaker http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/angie-taylor-animator-and-digital-filmmaker/ http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/angie-taylor-animator-and-digital-filmmaker/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2008 13:25:26 +0000 admin Angie TaylorAngie Taylor is an animator and digital filmmaker. She works on a freelance basis for production companies and broadcasters such as the BBC and Channel 4, producing animation, motion graphics and visual effects for TV, film and video.

Angie also provides expert training and consultancy and regularly tours with Adobe and Apple, giving software demonstrations and seminars on digital filmmaking and animation processes.

Interview with Angie Taylor

Antonia Cullum - Senior Producer http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/antonia-cullum-senior-producer/ http://womeninmedia.co.uk/2008/08/antonia-cullum-senior-producer/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2008 11:18:14 +0000 admin On completing her Anthropology degree at Edinburgh University in 1998, Antonia worked as a television researcher and producer. During this time she worked on Big Brother and documentary shows for ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky One.

Antonia CullumAntonia left television in 2003 and took her talents to Lionhead Studios where she worked as associate producer on adventure game, Fable. She then went on to produce Fable: The Lost Chapters on X-box and PC before leaving to set up Infernal Development. In 2005 Antonia joined Kuju London as senior producer and development manager to oversee the early stages of Battalion Wars 2 and another unannounced project on Wii. She left to have a baby in mid 2006 and returned to work in March 2007, joining Team Works Productions.