The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Emily Wilson

Based in Brighton, Emily has a background in news journalism, working at the BBC and ITN’s Channel 4 News. Most recently she was head of home news at Channel 4 News, focusing particularly on increasing their UK-wide reporting, supporting the launch of a bureau in Glasgow, and expanding award-winning journalism in Manchester, Nottingham and Cardiff. The stories and investigations she led during this time spanned subjects such as drugs deaths in Dundee, Covid-19 testing lapses in adult social care and knife-crime deaths among children, winning awards including RTS TV Journalism Awards, Mind Media Award, Bafta Cymru and the Criminal Justice Alliance Outstanding Journalism award. She spent four years in Washington DC as Channel 4 News’ news editor there. She previously worked at the BBC as an output editor and producer on the Today programme.

Regional Conference Event
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Bureau Local: How to Get Involved in – or Lead – a Community Investigation

Bureau Local is part of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, one of the biggest non-profit journalism organisations in the country. Bureau Local aims to shed light on issues and stories that affect local communities but that also provide a national picture.
Editor (Bureau Local) at The Bureau of Investigative Journalism