Merel Adrichem studied Media Design at Media College Amsterdam followed by a Bachelor News and Media at The University of Applied science of Amsterdam. In order to increase her critical thinking skills she continued studying Media and Popular Culture with a specialization in television at the University of Amsterdam.
In 2012 she went abroad to study Sociology at Loyola University New Orleans and did an internship at Orleans Public Defenders, USA. Previously she's been interning at Sanoma Men's Magazines and RTL Nieuws. After finishing her degree she was unable to find a job in her sector. Therefore, she moved to Malaga, Spain, where she became an English teacher. Making documentaries remains her passion, so there's always a video-project she's working on.