ABOUT

 

Broadcast journalist and writer.

Broadcast Journalist currently writing, presenting and producing radio world news for BBC Minute on the BBC World Service.

Interests include: women’s rights and health, gender violence, local government issues including universal credit, housing and council funding, the justice system, trolling, and digital trends & culture.

Previously: Broadcast Journalist at BBC 100 Women, multimedia journalist at BBC Wales, a BBC Journalism Trainee and freelance journalist for BBC Radio 4’s PM and BBC Political Newsgathering. Writing published by organisations including the BBC, The Guardian, Evening Standard, Metro, The Independent, Channel 4 News, The Telegraph, The Times, The Debrief, The Madurai Messenger, and The AIDS Legal Network.

Public speaker at TED (TED Global Summit, Banff, June 2016) and TEDx (TEDx Thessaloniki, April 2016), Clear Lines Festival (2015), Lughnasa International Friel Festival (2015), Women of the World Cambridge (2016), Evening Standard Young Progress Makers Festival (2017), Heresy Consulting (2017 and 2018) - 'Moral Courage and Business Leadership' and ‘The Bystander Effect’, University of Chicago (May 2017).

Founder of the international #NotGuilty platform for survivors of sexual violence featured in The Times, Guardian, Telegraph, Independent, Evening Standard, TIME, BBC, World Bank Group, Channel 4, Elle, Metro, Le Monde, The Guardian's alternative New Year's honours list (2015), Sheryl Sandberg's optionb.org, Stylist, and the book 'LGBT & The Criminal Justice System'.

Wrote a thesis on the trolling and uglification of women in the public sphere from 17th century to modern day Twitter. 

Outside of work interests include climbing mountains, outdoor sports, travel, music, wild swimming, books, and food. Preferably all at once.