UK General Election 2017

On the 8th June, I presented a series of programmes on Facebook Live for Birmingham Eastside, each on the hour throughout the night, with results updates and discussions from the General Election. I worked with a group of students across the MA and BA Media suite at BCU, including Online Journalism, International Broadcast Journalism, Television Production, and [...]

WMCA Mayoral Election 2017

In early May, the West Midlands voted for its first combined Mayor to oversee spending on a consolidated transport budget and a 30 year 1.1 billion pound investment fund, and to be responsibility for a compulsory purchase power over housing and planning. I used the election as a subject for a research project into the [...]

Radio news bulletins

News bulletins: 12th January 2017 A 1'20" news bulletin at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. News bulletin: 18th October 2016 I recorded a short voice-piece about Birmingham Airport recording its fifth consecutive month where it has handled over one million passengers for a news bulletin presented by Cheralene Lavery. News bulletin: 4th March 2015 A 2'30" 7pm news bulletin for [...]

US Presidential Election 2016

On the 8th November, I directed two live broadcasts for Birmingham Eastside, at 11pm and 2am, using my experience from City OnAir to ensure they run smoothly. I was based in the gallery, but communicating with the newsroom to establish breakaways for breaking news segments. Our content reached thousands of people; our tweets had over 17,000 impressions and Facebook updates reached over [...]

Food waste in London

A four minute radio package about how food waste is being dealt with in London, as new data suggests that food businesses could save an average of £6,000 a year by not wasting food. Interviews are with Andrew Fishwick from the Truscott Arms, Waitrose, and Rhammel Afflick.

Tunnel vision: street-level disruption at Farringdon

Farringdon is to be transformed into a major rail interchange and construction work is underway. The Farringdon interchange will provide a link between Thameslink, the London Underground and the Crossrail network itself, as well as a railway connection between two of the UK’s busiest airports, Heathrow and Gatwick. According to the Crossrail website, “This interchange [...]