CV

SCIENCE AND HEALTH REPORTER IBTimes UK, London

Sept 2016 – present

  • Writing daily news and features
  • Commissioning editorials and opinion pieces
  • Representing IBTimes UK on international TV news programmes

FREELANCE SCIENCE JOURNALIST

Dec 2012 – Sept 2016

  • Clients include BBC Earth, The Naked Scientists, Chemistry World, BBC Radio 5 Live Science Night Specials

SUB-EDITOR Research Fortnight and Research Europe, London

Sept 2015 – Aug 2016

  • Sub-editing two fortnightly science policy news magazines for print and online

SCIENCE WRITER (part-time) John Innes Centre, Norwich

Oct 2014 – Sept 2015

  • Web content and communications for the largest GM plant science institute in the UK
  • Assisting with film shoots and events

PRODUCTION INTERN Banyak Films, London

Aug 2014 – Sept 2014

  • Research for tech and science documentaries
  • Working on pitches to content providers including Al Jazeera and The Guardian 

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Filmmaster Productions, Rome

April 2014 – July 2014

  • European Commission funded scholarship to work in film and TV production
  • Location and picture research, travel organisation and hospitality, runner on set

RSC GRADUATE Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge

Sept 2013 – Mar 2014

  • Editorial and production for academic and popular science books
  • News writing for Chemistry World

MRC PRIZE SCIENCE JOURNALISM INTERNSHIP The Naked Scientists, Cambridge

Aug 2012 – Oct 2012

  • News, production, presenting
  • Outlets include BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Eastern Region services, Australian Broadcast Corporation, South Africa 702, and international podcast

PRIZES

2014 EU Commission Leonardo da Vinci Scholarship in film and TV production (c. 4,000 euro)

2012 Medical Research Council sponsored science journalism prize (£1,000)