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Declan Harvey

London | Belfast | Dublin
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. Freelance across UK and Irish airwaves. Formerly @BBCNewsbeat 📻 📺 💻 🎥 🎤

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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 — 3,741 followers, 5,487 tweets

May 25, 2017

RT @itvnews: In a bid to get to the front of a crowd of NATO leaders, Donald Trump appears to push Montenegro's Prime Minster ou…

May 25, 2017

RT @carolineGx8: @NewsDeclan from your bbc piece Hayden is now an ambassador for @TheMarsGen in the states 🚀 @astro_timpeake

May 24, 2017

Some [INSERT NOUN HERE] has tried to cut down the Carrick-a-rede footbridge. @nationaltrust has had to close it. Engineers assessing damage.

May 23, 2017

RT @BBCNewsround: If you know any children who might be upset about what has happened in #Manchester, Newsround has advice here…

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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