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BIO

Siobhán Fenton is a writer and journalist, based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is currently a broadcast journalist for the BBC, covering Northern Ireland news and current affairs.



WORK

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.

She 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 and Queen Mary University London.




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