Paul joined the BBC in 1995 as a
news information researcher. This followed an
earlier career in computers and internet
experience dating back to the 1970’s.
internet grew in significance, Paul was able to
blend his technical knowledge of the medium with
the realities of his work in the BBC. As a
result, he was able to devise many
groundbreaking techniques and strategies that
continue to shape the way journalists conduct
online research and investigation.
Paul heads up BBC Academy's
Investigation Support project. This sees
him work within program teams, solving issues
related to investigation whilst sharing vital
new skills with those he works with. Paul will
source experts in diverse fields as required.
He also manages and delivers training
related to various related areas such as online
research, business research, due diligence,
people research, data
journalism and analysis, reporting
of statistics, social media investigation,
digital security, saving and verifying evidence,
digital photography, web
design and image production.
techniques have helped his colleagues develop
creative approaches to research , conduct their
investigations securely and have lead many
journalists to information they would never have
otherwise been able to find.
He has worked with leading
programmes like Panorama, Watchdog, national
news bulletins, BBC Online, local & national
radio and the World Service. He is also a
regular blogger on the BBC College of Journalism
He has also helped train
personnel from groups as diverse as The United
Nations, The Guardian Newspaper, KPMG, The Financial Times, Channel 4, CNN
and the World Bank.
Away from his training &
consultancy work, Paul does a lot of Photography
and is building up a large library of stock
photos. Enquire for details.
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