London, United Kingdom
Award-winning curious journalist and producer. Loves storytelling. Social media strategist with experience working across news, language services and planning huge projects. Experience in news and current affairs, working for local, regional and national press, websites, and international broadcast media. I have also worked in digital education.
Willing to explore all avenues of creativity.
Ability to turn my hand to anything required including editing, research, directing, producing, reporting, writing, features, general news, travel and specialisms, project management, social media.
I have been commended for editorial excellence by the Newspaper Society and am known for breaking international scoops.
I am often asked to run journalism training workshops on networking and freelancing by a variety of organisations. I enjoy doing this and am able to provide references. I have recently embarked on a creative leadership programme and am seeking out opportunities in this field. I am a member of the BBC's Creative Leadership network.
In my spare time, I volunteer for the John Schofield Trust - a journalism charity. I am also a carer and a charity fundraiser. I am one of the social media links and involved with the steering group for the BBC's international network for women - GWiN. I am interested in the role of trauma in the media and have been on a Trauma Risk Management Assessment course.
Specialties: News and current affairs journalism, investigative research, hosting training workshops, writing to brief, multiplatform working, motivating people, project management.
- Breaking news