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Shubham Mehrotra

Entrepreneurial and innovative filmmaker. Incredibly driven, optimistically ambitious, grounded and focused.

SUMMARY

Work History

Aug 2013Jul 2014

Foreign Expert

Nanhai Experimental Primary Education Centre
  • Preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes of different ages and abilities.
  • Marking work, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of pupils’ progress and development.
  • Researching new topics areas, maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge, and devising and writing new curriculum materials.
  • Selecting and using a range of different learning resources and equipment.
  • Supervising and supporting the work of teaching assistants.
  • Liaising with other professionals, such as learning mentors, career advisers and education welfare officers.
  • Participating in and organizing extracurricular activities such as outings, social activities, sporting events and carnivals.
  • Organizing drama and news production lessons for pupils.
  • Took part in various concert and show performances in front of more than 1000 strong audiences.
Sep 2011Jul 2013

Writer and Fashion blogger

Her Campus Magazine, Leeds, UK
  • Wrote articles on style, health, love, life, and career for Her Campus, which has been named the #1 online magazine for college women by The Huffington Post.

  • Achieved an average of 40% above audience targets.

  • Conducted surveys, interviewed people face to face or over the phone for articles such as Men decoder: Are men girls inside? By Shubham Mehrotra.

  • Ensured legal and regulatory accuracy and compliance, by liaising with relevant and appropriate legal departments.

  • Made sure any written content complied with advertising codes of practice.

May 2013Jul 2013

Assistant Producer

Real Life Media Productions Ltd, Leeds Nanhai Experimental School
  • clearing copyrights
  • booking studios, production equipment, performance and production staff
  • liaising with a wide range of people from different cultures and backgrounds
  • organising meetings and interviews
  • preparing and distributing briefing notes and scripts
  • organising schedules and contracts
  • overseeing cues, timings and continuity during recording
  • budgeting 
Sep 2011Sep 2012

Managing Editor

The Malaysian Nanhai Experimental School
    • clearing copyrights
    • booking studios, production equipment, performance and production staff
    • liaising with a wide range of people from different cultures and backgrounds
    • organising meetings and interviews
    • preparing and distributing briefing notes and scripts
    • organising schedules and contracts
    • overseeing cues, timings and continuity during recording
    • budgeting 

Education

Sep 2010Jul 2013

B.A Broadcast Journalism

University of Leeds
Jun 2014Jul 2014

Creative Coding

Monash University

Skills

Journalism
  • Thorough knowledge of print, online and broadcast new media.

  • Ability to write or sub-edit special reports for targeted audiences.

  • Can work to tight deadlines.

  • Ability to write appropriate titles for news stories.

  • Knowledge of writing about a range of topics including; breaking news, politics, travel, employment, health and fitness, education, relationships, the economy and culture.

  • Experience across a range of local, regional and national press.

  • Up to date with all current affairs and local, national and international news.

  • Proficient in all MS Office tools and the latest journalistic software.

  • Able to compile traffic analytical reports

  • Well versed in social media.

  • Fully aware of all current laws and regulations relating to journalism.

Key Skills:

  • reporting
  • copywriting
  • feature writing
  • sub-editing
  • proofreading
  • freelancing
  • investigating
  • client liaison
  • news production
  • corporate communication
  • social media
It & INTERNET
Media & creative
  • Broadcasting

  • Video
  • Print
  • Online

Key Skills:

Camera experience
Language ability

English (fluent)

Hindi (fluent)

Urdu (Spoken)

Mandarin (elementary)

Leadership