I am a freelance multimedia journalist based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. I'm mainly interested in all things politics and social affairs. Usually, I cover stories with written copy, stills and sometimes moving image, although I'm not foreign to audio-based work either.
I believe that, when done correctly, journalism is a great tool to hold those in power to account and make a change for those who need it. Whilst I may only be at the start of my journey, I hope to make a difference in some way.
Recent Written Work
Without Walls To Bring Outdoor Performances To Communities Most Affected By Covid-19
June 22, 2021 | The Indiependent: Theatre
This summer, Without Walls are set to bring Covid-safe outdoor performances to audiences across the UK with their main focus on areas most affected by the pandemic.
Make A Difference Trust To “Bow Out and Lower The Curtain”
June 8, 2021 | The Indiependent: Theatre
It was announced on Thursday 3 June, that the Make A Difference Trust will close after nearly 15 years of providing help to those suffering with HIV and AIDS. The closure, they say, comes as a result of a lack of fundraising events due to the pandemic.
The charity, also known as MAD Trust, is part of the theatre community and is an organisation dedicated to providing support...
Andrew Lloyd Webber Threatens To Sue Over Theatre Capacity Concern
June 6, 2021 | The Indiependent: Theatre
Musical tycoon Andrew Lloyd Webber has threatened to sue the UK government if theatres are unable to fully reopen on 21 June.
The Daily Mail recently reported that the composer fears any delay to the fourth stage of the lockdown roadmap due to the recent spread of Covid could be the “final death blow” to the industry...
The public and environmental health pandemic trade-off
June 1, 2021 | Yorkshire Bylines: Environment
In an attempt to keep the public safe during the pandemic, the use of disposable face masks, plastic gloves and lateral flow tests has become the norm.
However, in doing so, Yorkshire-based recycling company ReWorked says that we’ve created a whole new waste-stream – one that could be detrimental to the health of our planet and local eco-systems...
'The Government has to Listen to Us': Boris Johnson Dodges Seventh Request to Meet with COVID Bereaved
April 27, 2021
Boris Johnson’s failure to meet with the bereaved is “disappointing” but “true to form” after months of silence, according to the group behind the newly-painted National COVID Memorial Wall.
COVID-19 Bereaved Families for Justice UK recently wrote a seventh letter to the Prime Minister, imploring him...