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Declan Harvey

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Belfast | London
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  Interested in anything you want to offer, but have particular experience on issues around Northern Ireland, social media, LGBT and mental health.

Broadcaster. Journalist. Documentary maker. Formerly Radio 1 Newsbeat. 📻 📺 💻 🎥 🎤 Showreel: youtu.be/BnPLioSdrM4

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Biography

Sony nominated for National Radio Journalist of the Year. I am a multi-media journalist making radio and TV/online films for BBC Radio 1's Newsbeat. I am also a newsreader on Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra.

I have reported for the BBC One O'Clock News, News at Six, the BBC News Channel, Victoria Der...

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@NewsDeclan — 4,087 followers, 5,915 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

This was well handled by the anchors/editors at #CBSThisMorning reporting on the suspension of their colleague, Charlie Rose, who's since been fired. https://t.co/l88xL2IgFD https://t.co/xGQtGFxFc9

Nov 16, 2017

RT @newschambers: If you’re ever in Dublin and lose sight of how desperate homelessness is... Look at the queue of people at the few…

Nov 15, 2017

RT @BBCMarkSimpson: It’s been confirmed that Ireland’s nearest neighbours - Scotland and Wales - did not vote for the Irish World Cup b…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first official job was as a reporter at LBC. I had volunteered as a current affairs presenter on community radio before that.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

We had an old one in the house when I was young. We thought it was fancy. I wanted to be Jessica Fletcher. Ireland in the 80's!

How is social media changing news?

It's making news old quicker but it also means the options for delivering news are more varied, which gives room for creativity.

UK Digital Media Awards

2016 - Outstanding Digital Team: Newsbeat
Duty Editor and contributor to the multi-platform digital team at Newsbeat - beating competitors Channel 4 News, Vice and Al Jazeera, Wired & Alphr.

Radio Academy Awards

2014 - National Radio Journalist of the Year
Nominee.