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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 […]

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 […]

Campaigners launch legal challenge against Snoopers’ Charter

Human rights group Liberty has received over £40,000 in pledges in a crowd-funded legal challenge against the Snoopers Charter, just days after it was launched. [tweet this] The new powers require internet service […]

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 […]

Birmingham City Council foots £2 million bill on hotels for homeless

It’s no secret that councils across the country use budget hotels to accommodate the homeless in their towns and cities. But to what extent does this happen in Birmingham? Data made public by the […]

What do trends in mobile messaging have to do with terrorism?

Following an increase in terrorism activity in late 2014-early 2015, David Cameron announced that ‘there should not be any safe place for terrorists to communicate’ and that if re-elected, the Conservatives would […]

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 […]

Growing trends in ‘superfoods’

The first ‘superfood cocktail bar’ has opened in England, and is part of a growing trend of so-called ‘superfoods’. Production team: Zay Arguelles (presenter), Samuel Gould and Unsah Malik.

Proposed smoking ban in London parks and public spaces

This is a news package about the proposals of a smoking ban in London’s parks and in Parliament and Trafalgar Square. The video was mainly filmed at Trafalgar Square, with additional footage […]

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, […]


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