Markus Nikel

Senior Consultant @  RAI Educational

Senior Managing Consultant and Commissioning Editor International Projects and Coproductions, RAI Cultura, RAI Storia and RAI Scuola. Vice-Chair EBU Eurovision Science and Knowledge Group. Editoral Advisor to TV Festivals and Events (Prix Italia, Italian Doc Screenings, Japan Prize, Guangzhou Documentary Festival).

For RAI, the Italian Public Broadcaster, he has worked on variety of programs and websites for youngsters and school education as well as for adult education, dealing with subjects like Philosophy, History, Art History, Citizenship and Language Learning. The EBU, the European Broadcasting Union in Geneva, appointed him various times as Executive Producer for co-productions of factual TV series.

A strong focus of Markus’ work is in building and coordinating international coproductions of television and cross-media projects. For RAI Scuola, he has been commissioning the multiple award winning crossmedia project “Cultural Shock (Grand Prix for best educational program at Japan Prize 2013; Best youth non-fiction program at BANFF, Finalist at Prix Europa 2013/Best Online Production, IMPACT, INPUT CIVIS Medien Prize, Prix Jeunesse and TELAS San Paolo International TV Festival 2014).