BONUS: How to get into human rights reporting, with Iain Overton
In this bitesize bonus episode of Storytelling for Impact, multi-award-winning UK-based journalist Iain Overton offers his top tips on becoming an investigative journalist and foreign correspondent.
Iain Overton is a multi-award-winning investigative journalist based in the UK who has worked in over 80 countries around the world unearthing hard truths about human rights and gun violence. Iain was the founding editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism where he worked with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to uncover the Iraq war logs. His films have been broadcast by the likes of the BBC, Al Jazeera and ITN and he has worked with The Guardian, Independent, The Daily Telegraph, and The Sunday Times. He is now Executive Director of the charity Action on Armed Violence as well as a lecturer in human rights investigations at the UK’s Birkbeck and City universities and the author of two books
- Volunteer at Action on Armed Violence
- Follow All the Citizens on Twitter
- Investigative Journalism MA at City University
- Investigative Reporting MA at Birkbeck University