CV

Social Media & UGC Editor, Associated Press January 2016 – present
Overall lead for user-generated content and social newsgathering in AP’s international markets.

Technology Engagement Advisor, BBC R&D May 2015 – January 2016
Responsible for audiences’ and programme makers’ engagement with the new technologies developed by BBC R&D.

Producer, BBC Academy May 2014 – May 2015
Produced live events which brought editorial and technical staff together, to inspire them to create innovative new things for audiences, whether on TV, on radio or online.

Community & Social Editor, GuardianWitness, The Guardian Feb 2013 – May 2014
My team launched GuardianWitness, the award-winning iPhone/Android app and website which encourages users to contribute to The Guardian’s journalism.

Senior Producer, CBeebies Radio July 2008 – July 2009
Led and managed a team of producers and exec produced in-house and independent productions.

Assistant Producer, BBC World Service March 2008 – July 2008
Researched and commissioned human interest stories for the daily live magazine programme, Outlook.

Assistant Producer, BBC Children’s Radio July 2005 – March 2008
Produced The Big Toe Radio Show (BBC Radio 7), Go4it (BBC Radio 4), Big Toe Books (BBC Radio 7) and Little Toe (BBC Radio 7).

Assistant Producer, BBC Voices Sept 2004 – Aug 2005
Worked with colleagues across the BBC to deliver a highly successful season of radio, TV and web content about the accents, dialects and languages of the UK.

Researcher, BBC News Oct 2003 – Jan 2004
Researched and edited stories for The World Tonight (BBC Radio 4).

Broadcast Assistant, BBC Radio 7 Sept 2002 – Sept 2004
Worked on the launch of the DAB radio station.

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