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David is a freelance trainer with the BBC Academy. He creates courses and training sessions aimed at helping the next generation of programme makers and journalists in the UK and abroad. This is increasingly taking place online with training now being delivered via Zoom. 

His innovative techniques have helped hundreds of journalists and multi-skilled staff working on TV and radio programmes across the spectrum from BBC2’s Newsnight to Newsround on children’s channel CBBC. 

Clients include: Nokta (Gagauzia/Moldova), BBC Apprentice Scheme, BBC Journalism Training Scheme, BBC Urdu (Pakistan), UA:PTV (Ukraine), Hromadske TV (Ukraine), Vesti24 (Macedonia), ETV (Estonia), BBC World Service, BBC Moscow, BBC Serbia, BBC Kenya,  BBC Sport, BBC Breakfast News, CBBC, Newsround, Newsnight, BBC Alba, BBC Three, North West Tonight, Inside Out, Granada Television,BBC Cornwall, BBC Truro, BBC Cambridge, BBC Isle of Man, BBC Belfast, BBC Wales, BBC London, BBC Plymouth, BBC Southampton, BBC Truro, BBC Jersey, BBC Guernsey, BBC Tunbridge Wells, BBC Birmingham, BBC Bristol, BBC Leeds, BBC Inverness, BBC Norwich, BBC Manchester, BBC Nottingham, BBC Hull, ITV Anglia, ITV Central, ITV Tyne Tees, ITV Yorkshire, ITV Entertainment.

‘Even the most seasoned and experienced journalists have come from a session with David having gained something new.’

Paul Myles - Project Manager, Training & Development, BBC Academy.



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