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London, UK
Freelance Journalist and Digital Producer — ITV News
As seen in:  ITV News
Covers:  international news, drinks and nightlife, uk news, rugby
Doesn't Cover: football, association

Digital Producer @ITVNews.

What was your first job as a journalist?

City Editor (Belfast) for www.myvillage.com

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email, Twitter or even in person. There's a lot to be said for a pint and a chat.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

I had a brief period as the 'go-to Jock' on my University magazine.

Could you tackle this 3,816 calorie Easter breakfast?

joe.co.uk — Challengers facing down this chocolate monster will have to eat almost 4,000 calories in an unconventional way to start the day. Olly Taylor's wonderful creation consists of two types of cereal in half an Easter egg with brownies, mini eggs, marshmalllows, creme eggs, topped off with three types of flavoured milk.

Video: This US company wants to crowdfund a handheld flamethrower

joe.co.uk — It just seems so handy to be able to hurl a stream of liquid fire across a room. Annoying flatmate? Wooooosh. Dinner needs cooking? Woooosh. Is it a bit cold in your bedroom? Woooosh. And all for $699 (£467). A bargain.

Russia is firing up its space tourism programme again

James Corden kicks off Late Late Show with a Tom Hanks career retrospective

joe.co.uk — Before the first episode, critics had the knives out for the illustrious Mr Corden, but it appears his cheeky and demeaning style is going down a storm Stateside - unlike the last Brit to try and make it, Piers Morgan.

Joe's Five Word News: Fight, Uncle, Toupee, Puppy, Pop

Jesse Nagy is the best uncle of all time

Filthy rich: British poo could be worth £510m

joe.co.uk — "Where there's sh*te, there's gold", if you will. Boffins have discovered that precious metals like gold, silver and platinum can be extracted from sewage to prevent millions being literally flushed down the bog. Rooting around in human sh*t doesn't seem like the cleanest way to make a fortune, but the figures show it could be amazingly lucrative.

Man wakes up to find himself an amazing £1.2 million richer

Video: Poperoni? Pope Francis gets presented with a pizza

Happy Birthday Mo Farah, Chris Hoy and Steve Redgrave

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Aug 31, 2015

RT @BBCBreaking: Two British Vice News reporters and a translator are arrested in Turkey, accused of helping an illegal armed group. bbc.in/1VsuBBW

Aug 31, 2015

RT @reportedly: This is @AmnestyUK call to Turkey to release VICE journalists arrested in Diyabarkir last Thursday: amnesty.org.uk/press-releases…

Aug 31, 2015

RT @Henry_Langston: Two @vicenews colleagues and their local fixer and driver have been detained in Turkey, please share - news.vice.com/article/global…

Aug 30, 2015

Just got 'jet fuel doesn't melt steel beamed' at a polite house party in Tooting

Aug 29, 2015

SW4 is looking pretty Tory rn *deletes all evidence of me ever attending*


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