The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Julian Sturdy

Julian Sturdy is the Investigations Editor for BBC East’s Impact Hub, having previously worked as a district Chief Reporter for Eastern Daily Press; and as a district producer for BBC Radio Norfolk.
Recent projects include exposing high mortality rates at SeaLife Centres in the UK, Ryanair bouncing compensation cheques for late flights, and a long-running series of exposés on millions of pounds missing from a council loan to Northampton Town Football Club.

Awards include: an award from the Royal Television Society for his film on stammering, the Medical Journalists’ Association Healthcare Journalist of the Year. Four-times nominated in the British Journalism Awards 2017-2018.

Summer Conference Event
 — Workshop

SCIENCE: Digging out Research Discoveries and Science Scoops

Much of core science reporting these days is driven by big science PR machine: major journals, universities and businesses bombard journalists with ready-to-print press releases that set the agenda and frame science and tech stories.