Senior lecturer, online journalism, University of the West of England
I specialise in the teaching of online journalism to all levels of UWE’s BJTC-accredited BA Hons Broadcast Journalism degree and the MA Journalism masters degree.
I lead the Level 1 modules in Newsgathering and Civic Journalism, and the Level 3 Work Experience module, as well as managing student work experience across all years.
In January 2020 I passed the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Professional Practice (PGCAPP) course and became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
Freelance broadcast/senior broadcast journalist, BBC News Online
I cover the West of England for BBC News Online in Bristol — writing main articles, delivering social media content and managing the digital team.
- The Independent: Night news editor, Independent Daily Edition (2017 – 2018)
- NFC World: Editor (Oct 2016 – Mar 2017)
- BBC News: Senior Broadcast Journalist, BBC Oxford (Sept 2015 – Oct 2016)
- Oxfam: Media campaigner (2011 – 2012)
- Bristol24/7: Founder and editor (2009 – 2014)
- Western Daily Press: Sub-editor and deputy backbench editor (2002 – 2009)
- The Independent: Assistant editor, features (1998 – 2001)