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BIO

Siobhán Fenton is a freelance journalist, author and political commentator based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. 



WORK

From 2018 to 2019, she was a Broadcast Journalist for the BBC in Northern Ireland. From 2015 to 2017, she was a staff writer at The Independent, where she reported on social justice issues as Social Affairs Correspondent.

In 2016 she was awarded the Rosemary Goodchild Award for Excellence in Reproductive Health Journalism for her coverage of Northern Ireland's abortion ban.

Her work has been published by media outlets including The Guardian, The Times, BuzzFeed, The New Statesman, The Spectator, The Pool and Prospect Magazine.




TALKS  & LECTURES

She has also given public talks about gender, media and politics at Conway Hall in London, Cambridge University, Queen's University Belfast, University College Dublin, Queen Mary University London and the University of Tübingen in Germany.




QUALIFICATIONS
English Literature (BA), Magdalen College Oxford
Gender Studies (MPhil), Newnham College Cambridge
Journalism (MA), City University London

 

 

Work seen in

The Independent
The guardian
tHE TELEGRAPH
the times
buzzfeed
THE NEW STATESMAN
THE SPECTATOR

commentator for

BBC Radio 4
bbc radio ulster
BBC World service
sky news
rTÉ