Nicky Milne

United kingdom


Nicky Milne studied LAW at the LSE London, and moved into factual television, reporting and directing high- end documentaries for BBC, Channel 4 and global networks, including PBS.

She produced and directed programmes as diverse as flagship current affairs programme 'Panorama' and travel documentary series 'Great Railway Journeys.'

Specialising in film documentaries shot globally, she produced/directed 'Into Africa', in Sudan, Ghana and Benin,' and 'Rough Guide to the World' in Rajasthan and Puerto Rica, as well as a key Channel 4 documentary about globalisation since the fall of the Berlin Wall, with Michael Ignatieff, (filmed in Kosovo, Italy, Berlin, Russia).

Nicky became part of the BBC independent Factual Commissioning Team, participating in key strategic management at the BBC and Exec producing BBC Independent output, before leaving TV production to undertake a Masters in Photojournalism at Westminster University. She passed with Distinction, exhibited work in London and worked as a photographer, for a wide range of charitable, private and corporate clients,

In 2013 she joined a global NGO and became head of film and photography. She filmed and photographed major campaigns and appeals in Bangladesh, Malawi, Kenya, and Sierra Leone, ( as Ebola ebbed.)

Nicky joined Thomson Reuters Foundation to oversee the multi -media content for a new global land rights venture, PLACE and exec produces Foundation short docs.

Funded project

When Women Rule

The multimedia package explores the challenges women politicians across the developing world are taking on, the obstacles they face, and the difference they make in an effort to answer the question: what happens when women rule?