I’m an experienced public speaker, presenter, moderator and panel member.
Areas of expertise: arts, culture, the media industry, journalism, writing podcasting, audio, diversity, inclusion, intersectionality, feminism, training / coaching adults, especially in the workplace, freelancing, portfolio careers, mentoring, grief
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November 2020: BBC Radio Kent appearance
October 2020: I appeared on the 200th episode of The Week Unwrapped:
October 2020: I scripted and performed an episode for the podcast Fantasy Holidays in a time of COVID:
October 2020: I was part of a panel discussing comedy and ‘cancel culture’ on Mariella Frostrup’s Times Radio show:
October 2020: I guested on the Leapers podcast, No More Watercooler, with Matthew Knight:
October 2020: I spoke on the ‘Getting into Podcasting’ panel at the SPA Journalism conference for student journalists
October 2020: I’m the guest on the latest episode of award-winning podcast, The Week Unwrapped:
September 2020: I talked about getting into comedy on the Creators of Colour podcast, made by writer Tufayel Ahmed:
August 2020: On Times Radio with the co-founder of The Comedy Store and a cast member of BBC’s The Mash Report to talk about the future of comedy after lockdown
July 2020: Freelance Pod hit 10,000 downloads after 20 months!
July 2020: On Times Radio to talk about having a ‘difficult’ name and the new LinkedIn pronunciation function:
Back at the BBC to talk about film nostalgia podcasts, and to round up the best news ones:
I’m a guest on the latest episode of the Business of Writing Podcast:
I’ve been back at the BBC co-presenting Podcast Radio Hour with Amanda Litherland – this time, we’re talking about TV Companion podcasts!
I’m a guest on this episode of The Prospect Interview, Prospect Magazine’s weekly podcast:
I’m a guest on this episode of BBC Sounds’ Money 101 podcast:
Here’s the podcast of my live podcast x audience growth workshop from the November 2019 Newsrewired conference by Journalism.co.uk.
I joined Radio Today’s last roundtable of 2019, to talk about about podcasts on the radio, and the Audible Audio Production Awards last week.
I co-presented a BBC radio show: Radio 4 Extra’s Podcast Radio Hour, with Amanda Litherland.
May 2020: The lockdown has changed how speaking gigs and live events work… here’s my talk for the Rise and Shine Audio online podcast festival, on presenting:
March 2020: Live episode of Freelance Pod at Sheffield Hallam University’s creative careers event, SHU Pathways
I’ve been getting into stand-up recently… for more, and to see the set the picture below is taken from, hop on over to the Comedy tab!
November 2019: I moderated the ‘Grow your audience by hosting a live podcast recording’ workshop at the next news:rewired conference at Reuters, London
May 2019: I spoke on a panel at Radio Audio Week, London
Moderating the ‘Alexa, how can we monetise content on smart speakers?’ panel at Journalism.co.uk’s news:rewired conference, Reuters, London, March 2019
Moderating the ‘Best practices for fighting disinformation: what’s hot and what’s not?’ panel at Journalism.co.uk’s news:rewired conference, Reuters, London, November 2018
Talking about my first podcast, Black Mirror Cracked, at the Next Radio Conference, The Royal Institution of Britain, London, September 2018
Speaking on the Spotify podcast panel at the KDD conference at the ExCel Centre in London, August 2018
Telling the audience how to launch a podcast at Journalism.co.uk’s news:rewired conference at Reuters in London, July 2018
Speaking on ‘A woman’s place is in the studio’ panel at the National Student Radio conference in East Anglia, April 2018
Speaking on ‘How to attract journalists from all walks of life’ panel at the NCTJ’s Journalism Diversity Fund event, October 2017