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I am a broadcast journalist, radio and television producer and reporter. Until April 2016 I was Assistant Head of a large London comprehensive school.

Assistant producer (full time fixed term staff contract), The Jeremy Vine Show, BBC Radio 2, December 2018 - July 2019
Pitching stories, writing scripts, booking guests and briefing the presenter of the UK's biggest news and current affairs show. Producer for the regular What Makes Us Human item and podcast.
Freelance producer, The Jeremy Vine Show, BBC Radio 2, 2017 - December 2018
Pitching stories, writing scripts, booking guests and briefing the presenter of the UK's biggest news and current affairs show. Producer for the regular What Makes Us Human item and podcast.
Freelance producer, ITV General Election Night, 2017
Overnight field producer at Wakefield count, securing interview with Yvette Cooper.
Undercover journalist, ITV News and ITV News London, 2017
Working as an undercover Deliveroo rider for a report on ITV News and ITV News London.
Freelance producer, Good Morning Britain, ITV, 2017 - present
Working on input team, booking guests and writing presenters' briefs.
Education journalist, The Guardian, March 2016 - present
Mixture of freelance journalism and shifts on the desk, writing, editing and running social media accounts.
Senior Examiner, GCSE English LIterature, 2008-present
Marking papers, training examiners, and monitoring progress and accuracy of teams of markers.
Assistant Headteacher, Preston Manor School

​2011 - 2016

 

Senior leader in a school with more than 1800 students, and employing over 300 staff. Oversaw all aspects of curriculum and timetabling, trips and visits and vocational courses. All recent lesson oberservations were graded 'outstanding'. 

 

 

Assistant Director of Sixth Form, Deputy Director of English, Saffron Walden County High School

​2006 - 2011

 

 

 
Employment History
Education
City, University of London
MA Broadcast Journalism with Distinction
2016-2017
Including modules in media law, ethics and standards, newsgathering and copywriting.
Cambridge University

​PGCE (Secondary English) and Master of Education

2005-2007

 

After completing teacher training at the University of Cambridge, I went on to take my Master of Education degree, focussing on the effects of setting on more able students in English lessons.

 

 

Oxford University
2002-2005
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature

 

 

Newsroom experience
  • Good Morning Britain (March 2016)
  • Monocle Radio (April 2016)
  • BBC Breakfast (May 2016)
  • ITV Granada (August 2016)
  • Good Morning Britain (December 2016 and subsequent freelance shifts)
  • ITV London (December 2016)
Other Experience
  • Subject expert in English for Ofqual
  • Appointed by Secretary of State to sit on teacher misconduct panels at Department for Education
  • Completed National Professional Qualification in Senior Leadership in Education
  • References available on request

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