Nicu Calcea

I am a journalist currently studying in London. I have eight years of experience in media: reporting, editing, multimedia and pretty much everything else.

London, UK

+44 7784751562

http://nicu.md/

mail@nicu.md

@nicucalcea

EXPERIENCE

Granat, Chișinău — Social Media Manager & Copywriter

NOVEMBER 2016 - JULY 2018

  • Managed social media campaigns for clients such as the EU Delegation in Moldova, SEED Grant, Wine of Moldova and others;
  • Wrote copy for social media, press releases, advertising, etc.

KOMETA, Chișinău — Editor

OCTOBER 2017 - JULY 2018

  • Launched a digital media news startup with 20,000 followers;
  • Edited and published videos that went viral (+500k views).

Moldova.org, Chișinău — News Reporter

JANUARY 2014 - OCTOBER 2016

  • Reported on current events and socio-political issues;
  • Provided technical, logistical and advertising services.

Independent News Group, Chișinău — Co-founder & CEO

OCTOBER 2013 - DECEMBER 2015

  • Co-founded and led a media company that managed a newsroom;
  • Set the editorial and managerial agenda with other stakeholders;
  • Applied for and managed grants to supported the organisation.

Privesc.Eu, Chișinău — Co-founder, Cameraman

JULY 2010 - MARCH 2012

  • Co-founded one of the most successful media startups in Moldova;
  • Broadcasted thousands of hours of live video.

EDUCATION

City, University of London / Aarhus University
London / Aarhus — Master in Journalism, Media and Globalisation

SEPTEMBER 2017 - JUNE 2019

Moldova State University
Chișinău —
Bachelor in Philosophy and Master in Contemporary Philosophy

SEPTEMBER 2012 - JUNE 2017

PUBLISHED BY (WWW.NICU.MD/PORTFOLIO)

VICE Romania
w!zz
Transitions Online
RISE Moldova
Moldova.org
CitySpy
sic!
Voices of Change

PROJECTS

LANGUAGES

English (fluent)
Russian (fluent)
Romanian (native)
French (intermediate)

CERTIFICATES

Journey: Journalism Bootcamp
Journalism for Future Challenges
IELTS Academic (8.5/9)