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Dr Fiona McNaughtonPR, TV & SCIENTIFIC WRITING

Dr Fiona McNaughton: Award-winning BBC Producer, Writer and Director with strong PR and marketing experience and a science PhD. Specialising in the topics of sustainability, the environment, science and natural history.

Currently looking to take on work in:

TV, video and animation production
• Online resource, course and website production
• In-depth article-writing
• Researching and writing features
• PR, marketing and campaign work

Offering ten years’ experience (as a BBC Producer) researching, writing, creating, building and managing world-leading films, online resources and courses with budgets ranging from £25K to £120K that have pushed out boundaries on quality and impact.

Produced environmental and educational TV programmes for independent companies both in the UK and USA. Worked at the Natural History Museum developing the David Attenborough Studio and the Darwin Centre – a £65M project.

Strong background in PR, in-depth article-writing, marketing and campaign work.

For references from my past managers and stakeholders, please see ‘Recommendations’ at : https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-fiona-mcnaughton-1879021b

 

COMMENTS FROM BBC STAKEHOLDERS:

"Fiona would be my first choice of person to work with on any project in the future. Her project management skills are of an exceptionally high standard and she is master at managing stakeholders. She is a great team player and a joy to work with."

"I believe her to be a great asset to the BBC"

"Her approach is highly creative and she is consistent in seeking new, creative and interesting ways to deliver learning"

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

‘Technology: Limiting our Impact on the Environment’. Focuses on the latest green BBC technologies. As well as an interview with BBC’s Director of IT & Technology Delivery, it features advice from sustainability leaders Unilever, and Green Mountain Data Centre. Written, produced and directed by Fiona McNaughton.

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‘Making Sense of Sustainability: A guide for Project Managers’. A quirky animation takes project managers on a fun-filled ride through some principles of sustainability and how to apply them to a project management plan. Voice-over: Spencer Kelly. Written, storyboarded and produced by Fiona McNaughton.

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‘Working with the Bereaved: Sian Williams & the Samaritans’ BBC presenter Sian Williams and Sal Lalji from the Samaritans explain how journalists can work sensitively with people who have suffered bereavement. Written, produced and directed by Fiona McNaughton.

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Sian Williams


Fiona McNaughton presenting on the impact of our changing weather

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Fiona McNaughton presenting on the impact of our changing weather

 

AWARDS:

Fiona receiving an award'Building Partnerships Over Land and Water' (Landowners finding ways to reduce flooding on the Mississippi - broadcast by the National Geographic Channel)

  • Bronze Statuette, 18th Annual Telly Awards
  • Bronze Award, WorldFest International Film Festival
  • Award of Excellence, The Videographer Awards

'The Birds of Yellowstone’ (For public distribution in the US and broadcast by the National Geographic Channel)

  • Silver and Bronze Statuettes, Telly Awards
  • Two Silver Screen Awards, US International Film Festival
  • Certificate of Merit, Chicago International Television Festival
  • Award of Distinction, The Videographer Awards

'Diversity - Out of the Box' (Online interactive course for the broadcast industry to diversify staff & programme output)

  • E-Learning Age Award 2012, Category: Innovative Programmes
  • Cultural Diversity Network Award 2012

'Upfront Online’ (Interactive insight into the BBC’s history & workings)

  • E-Learning Age 2009, Gold Winner, Category: Excellence in the Production of Learning Content, Public Sector
  • Training Journal Award 2009