Full time northern story teller, occasional journalism lecturer & speaker, community organiser, Scouting volunteer.
BAFTA nominated, shortlisted for Royal Television Society Scoop of the Year, nominated for New York Festivals Investigative Journalism Award.
Formerly Tyne Tees Television reporter, British Satellite Broadcasting journalist & presenter, BBC Local Radio journalist, presenter & producer.
“The only qualities essential for real success in journalism are ratlike cunning, a plausible manner and a little literary ability” – Nicholas Thomalin
“Try and leave this world a little better than you found it and when your turn comes to die, you can die happy” – Robert Baden-Powell