Hello.

I’m a journalist writing and broadcasting on BBC Newsbeat, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra’s news service for 16 to 25-year-olds.

Before July 2018, I was a freelancer, writing for BBC Newsbeat and writing and editing for two different parts of the Guardian: the G2 (features section) and Guardian Students. 

Listen to me here.

Selected works:

Coronavirus and ethnic minorities: A Newsbeat special [Radio]

Disney remakes and the power of nostalgia during coronavirus [Article]

How to stop your glasses steaming up with a face mask on [Video]

Malorie Blackman on Stormzy, racism and Noughts + Crosses [Radio]

‘I slept in the gym in Grenfell Tower’ [Radio & video]

Jussie Smollett: WTF? [Video]

Know Your Place: How does your area rank for under-26s? [Radio & article]

Never Again: How to start a political campaign in 30 days [Article]

At the premiere for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker [Radio]

Photo credit: Rhiannon Roy

Recent Posts

Did Messi really send his Barcelona transfer request by fax?

When Barcelona and general football legend Lionel Messi handed in his transfer request on Tuesday, the reaction was huge. “Why?” “Where will he go? How much will he cost?” But it was the next line in the news story that really mattered: “The Argentina international, 33, sent a fax to the club on Tuesday saying he wishes … Continue reading Did Messi really send his Barcelona transfer request by fax?

Illegal raves: The history from house music to lockdown

There have been lots of reported “quarantine raves” since the coronavirus lockdown – with legal, licensed venues no longer open. The history of illegal raves in the UK can be traced back to the “second summer of love” and “M25 raves” in the late 80s, which gave us bands like The Prodigy. But after one … Continue reading Illegal raves: The history from house music to lockdown

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