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Melanie Hickmore

Managing Director

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WHAT DO YOU DO AT NICE MEDIA?
I’m the Managing Director and my focus is on business strategy, financial management and leading the senior management team.

WHAT EXCITES YOU ABOUT YOUR WORK AT NICE?
I love what we stand for and where it can take us. I love the fact we make video to be proud of and have lasting relationships with our clients.

WHERE DID YOU GO TO JUNIOR SCHOOL?
Esh Village Roman Catholic school, County Durham, run by Sister Anna and her wooden spoon.

UNIVERSITY?
I studied fine art, sculpture and loved it.  The biggest lesson I learnt was to look for a sensible job and quit thinking I’d be discovered as an internationally famous artist.

WHAT DID YOUR PARENTS TEACH YOU?
Life’s tough but it’s got some jolly good bits.

WHAT WILL YOU TEACH YOUR KIDS?
Self-belief and respect.  To be curious but cautious.  To reach for the stars but keep your feet on the ground.

WHAT’S THE LAST INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO YOU WATCHED?
How to measure and fit wooden Venetian blinds.

READ ANY INTERESTING BOOKS LATELY?
How not to F*** them up – Oliver James
Nile Rodgers – Le Freak (an upside down story of family, disco and destiny)

HOW DO YOU LIKE TO RELAX?
Somewhere woody or up a hill, with my family. Painting and drawing, something I can lose myself in. And the occasional early morning cycle along the seafront before Brighton wakes up.

FAVOURITE MOVIE?
Brokeback Mountain (awesome scenery, great story).

WHAT HAVE YOU ENJOYED ON TELE RECENTLY?
Boardwalk Empire.  Steve Buscemi rocks!

WHAT MUSIC ARE YOU INTO?
Italian classics ‘89-‘95 is in the car CD player right now, its my only chance to play it at full volume.

WHAT’S THE LIGHT OF YOUR LIFE?
My two boys Humph and Louis Bo. And my wonderful husband Tom

 

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