Ruchika Nimbekar

Freelance Radio Producer & Audio Producer

Location:Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 Skills
Hi my name is Ruchika Nimbekar.
I have over seven year’s experience broadcasting and writing for radio and television media. I have held producer positions in some of radio stations and television news channel. A consistently dependable team player, I thrive in a high-pressure environment, enjoy the challenges of meeting deadlines and managing a team, and am comfortable researching, writing and editing on a wide range of topics.

Employment History
January 2007- October 2012
BBC Radio (Radio Producer)
Delhi, India

• Pitch story ideas to editors
• Research and write stories for radio programmes
• Designing on and off-air promotional material. Maintaining a check on the script and sound effects of the Promo and to ensure that it is according to the broadcasting standards.
• Selecting music, incorporating voice over’s, recording and tapping interviews. Operation of sound mixers during live program and studio sessions for radio shows.
• Planning schedules for daily live radio shows and also performing live programmes through satellite phones when required.
• Conducting research and information for various radio shows. Responsible for providing directions and guide team members on music and news programs.

June2006 – August 2006: Radio Broadcaster
Deutsche Welle Radio
Bonn, Germany

• Producing half hourly special programmes and voice over’s for daily radio news.
• Received intercultural and journalistic training, as well as insight into Deutsche Welle’s multimedia editorial teams.
• Reporting on Indian-German related issues and covered exchange programme related to MDG’s (Millennium development goals).

Mar06 – May06: Producer
Doordarshan News (DD National news channel)
Delhi, India

• Preparation and research of daily news stories for evening news shows.
• Scripted interviews for the host, guest anchors and key newsmakers.
• Compiled footage from archives and assisting editors for video programs.
• Got working knowledge in executing all aspects of live television coverage
• Write reports and articles