Meet the Journalists
Bimpe Archer is a news journalist with the Belfast-based regional daily newspaper The Irish News. She was born in Belfast, but spent the first 10 years of her life in Nigeria before returning. She is an English and Modern History graduate from Queens University and lives on the outskirts of Belfast with her husband Kenny.
David McCann is a senior journalist at Edinburgh Evening News covering politics, crime, campaigns, investigations and local issues. He has a bachelor of arts degree from Edinburgh Napier University, and he was a Scottish Press Award nominee for Best Campaign (editorial).
David Ottewell is currently a hub news editor and head of politics for the Manchester Evening News. Prior to that he was the paper's political correspondent, and also spent three years as chief reporter.
Kat Keogh is education correspondent and multimedia journalist for the Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post and Sunday Mercury newspapers, and a columnist for the Sunday Mercury.
Malcolm Warne trained as a reporter on the Yorkshire Evening Press in York. He then worked as a reporter, news editor and assistant editor on The Northern Echo, the Darlington-based regional morning title for the North-East of England and North Yorkshire. In 1992, he was appointed editor of the Darlington & Stockton Times, a four-edition weekly newspaper for County Durham and North Yorkshire. In 2006, he was appointed editor of the six edition Advertiser Series and in became launch editor for the weekly Durham Times in 2007 and the monthly Northern Farmer magazine in 2011. He is also the secretary and former chairman of the Northern Society of Editors.
Mick Coyle is a Broadcaster and Journalist at the Sony Award winning Radio City 96.7 and its sister station CityTalk 105.9. Mick graduated from the University of Central Lancashire's Journalism Undergraduate course in 2003. Since then, Mick has worked as a newsreader, reporter and producer. He now presents the CityTalk Breakfast Show broadcasting across Liverpool, the North West and North Wales. In 2012, Mick worked on a series of radio projects, including an investigation into teenage gambling, a campaign to highlight ovarian cancer rates, and he was at the forefront of local coverage of the release of the Hillsborough documents. Mick has a keen interest in politics, football (soccer) and video games.
Zoe Jewell is the editor of the Brixton Blog, a local news website in London. She set up the Blog in 2010 and relaunched in 2012 with her co-editor Tim Dickens. They now produce a monthly newspaper, the Brixton Bugle, which is handed out for free across Brixton. They have an average of 15,000 Bugle readers and 16,000 page views a week on the Blog. Zoe also works in television as an assistant producer.