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Sakkina Merali-Piercy

Researcher

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London

Birmingham

About Me

A confident researcher with entertainment experience. I have worked closely with talent and their schedules on large entertainment shows.

Skills include:
• Confident interviewing and briefing talent both on the phone and in person.
• Writing in-depth biographies with fantastic attention to detail.
• Ge... Read More

A confident researcher with entertainment experience. I have worked closely with talent and their schedules on large entertainment shows.

Skills include:
• Confident interviewing and briefing talent both on the phone and in person.
• Writing in-depth biographies with fantastic attention to detail.
• Generating and building upon items and games and pitching them to execs and talent.
• Casting/ targeting contributors and using Lexis Nexis.
• Experienced in working with talent, liaising with agents and co-ordinating travel.
• Comfortable working in environments concerning the public and sensitive issues.
• Sourcing props and recceing potential locations.
• Music, footage and stills clearance.
• Question writing experience.
• Comfortable using Final Cut Pro and Adobe.
• Production experience. Read Less

Credits last updated / confirmed indexing on 14th Sep 2017

Credits

Job RoleProduction TitleChannelCompanyDateCommissioner
Researcher / Pilot / BBC / Hungry Bear Media / Sep 2017 to present
ResearcherPilotBBCHungry Bear Media Sep 17 - to present
Researcher / Celebrity Showmance / ITV2 / Keshet Productions / Jun 2017 to present
ResearcherCelebrity ShowmanceITV2Keshet Productions Jun 17 - to present
Researcher / Mind the Gap / BBC / Avalon / Jun 2017 to Jun 2017
ResearcherMind the GapBBCAvalon Jun 17 - Jun 17
Casting Researcher / Jamie Oliver- Branded Online Content / Jamie Oliver Productions / May 2017 to Jun 2017
Casting ResearcherJamie Oliver- Branded Online ContentJamie Oliver Productions May 17 - Jun 17
Researcher / Just Tattoo Of Us- The Aftermath / MTV / Gobstopper TV / Mar 2017 to May 2017
ResearcherJust Tattoo Of Us- The AftermathMTVGobstopper TV Mar 17 - May 17
Researcher / Development / Channel 4 / Hungry Bear Media / Feb 2017 to Mar 2017
ResearcherDevelopmentChannel 4Hungry Bear Media Feb 17 - Mar 17
Researcher / Alan Carr's Happy Hour / Channel 4 / Hungry Bear Media / Oct 2016 to Jan 2017
ResearcherAlan Carr's Happy HourChannel 4Hungry Bear Media Oct 16 - Jan 17
Researcher / Michael McIntyre's Big Show Series 2 / BBC 1 / Hungry McBear Media / Jun 2016 to Oct 2016
ResearcherMichael McIntyre's Big Show Series 2BBC 1Hungry McBear Media Jun 16 - Oct 16
Researcher / Debatable / BBC 1 / Hungry Bear Media / Apr 2016 to Jun 2016
ResearcherDebatableBBC 1Hungry Bear Media Apr 16 - Jun 16
Researcher / FHM: Last of the Lads' Mags / Hungry Bear Media / Dec 2015 to Jan 2016
ResearcherFHM: Last of the Lads' MagsHungry Bear Media Dec 15 - Jan 16
Production Secretary / Michael McIntyre Show / Hungry Bear Media / Oct 2015 to present
Production SecretaryMichael McIntyre ShowHungry Bear Media Oct 15 - to present
Production Secretary / 1000 Heartbeats / Hungry Bear Media / Jul 2015 to Oct 2015
Production Secretary1000 HeartbeatsHungry Bear Media Jul 15 - Oct 15
Production Secretary / The Paul O'Grady Show / Olga TV / Apr 2015 to Jul 2015
Production SecretaryThe Paul O'Grady ShowOlga TV Apr 15 - Jul 15
Production Secretary / Michael McIntyre's Easter Night at the Coliseum / Hungry Bear Media / Mar 2015 to Apr 2015
Production SecretaryMichael McIntyre's Easter Night at the ColiseumHungry Bear Media Mar 15 - Apr 15
Runner / Reality Bites / Hungry Bear Media / Jan 2015 to Mar 2015
RunnerReality BitesHungry Bear Media Jan 15 - Mar 15
Runner / Text Santa / ITV / Dec 2014 to Dec 2014
RunnerText SantaITV Dec 14 - Dec 14
Runner / Alan Carr New Year Specstacular / Open Mike Productions / Dec 2014 to Dec 2014
RunnerAlan Carr New Year SpecstacularOpen Mike Productions Dec 14 - Dec 14
Runner / Back Chat / Tiger Aspect Productions / Nov 2014 to Dec 2014
RunnerBack ChatTiger Aspect Productions Nov 14 - Dec 14
Runner / Get Your Act Together / ITV / Nov 2015 to Nov 2015
RunnerGet Your Act TogetherITV Nov 15 - Nov 15
Runner / All Star Family Fortunes / FremantleMedia UK / Nov 2014 to Nov 2014
RunnerAll Star Family FortunesFremantleMedia UK Nov 14 - Nov 14
Runner / Alan Carr Chatty Man / Open Mike Productions / Sep 2014 to Dec 2014
RunnerAlan Carr Chatty ManOpen Mike Productions Sep 14 - Dec 14
Runner / National Lottery Awards 2014 / BBC / Sep 2014 to Sep 2014
RunnerNational Lottery Awards 2014BBC Sep 14 - Sep 14
Runner / Keep It In The Family / ITV1 / ITV Entertainment / Sep 2014 to Oct 2014
RunnerKeep It In The FamilyITV1ITV Entertainment Sep 14 - Oct 14
Runner / Lee Evans Tour / Open Mike Productions / Sep 2014 to Sep 2014
RunnerLee Evans TourOpen Mike Productions Sep 14 - Sep 14
Runner / Piers Morgan Life Stories / ITV / Shiver / Jan 1970 to Jan 1970
RunnerPiers Morgan Life StoriesITVShiver Jan 70 - Jan 70
Runner / Surprise Surprise / ITV Entertainment / Aug 2015 to Aug 2015
RunnerSurprise SurpriseITV Entertainment Aug 15 - Aug 15
Runner / The Big Picture / BBC 1 / BBC / Jun 2014 to Jul 2014
RunnerThe Big PictureBBC 1BBC Jun 14 - Jul 14
Runner / Celebrity Squares - Series 1 / September Films / Jun 2014 to Jun 2014
RunnerCelebrity Squares - Series 1September Films Jun 14 - Jun 14
Assistant Floor Manager / Deal Or No Deal / Channel 4 / Endemol / Jan 1970 to Jan 1970
Assistant Floor ManagerDeal Or No DealChannel 4Endemol Jan 70 - Jan 70
Runner / Deal Or No Deal / Channel 4 / Endemol / Sep 2013 to May 2014
RunnerDeal Or No DealChannel 4Endemol Sep 13 - May 14
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Other Details
  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

    Online Content

  • Locations I can work in:

    London

    Midlands

    North East

    North West

    South West

  • Skills/Permits:

    Driving Licence

    First Aid

    Heath And Safety Training

  • Technical Skills:

    Adobe Premier Elements

    Digitising Rushes

    DSLR

    Final Cut Pro

    Sony HVR-A1E

    Sony HVR-Z1

    Sony HVR-Z7

    Studio Experience

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