Teaching
Journalist in Residence, Kingston Writing School, Kingston University, July 2011-
Visiting lecturer, Bournemouth University, 2010-
Visiting lecturer in online journalism, University of Westminster, London, 2007 – 2008

Professional Associations
UK chair and member of Member of the Online News Association
Member of Women in Journalism.

Online publications edited
Digital Britain Unconferences: website and final report, editor, April – June 2009
New Media Knowledge, acting editor, October 2006 – January 2007
NewStatesman.com and associated microsites, online manager, 2003 – 2006
ak13.com, assistant editor, 2003 – 2005

Websites managed

New Statesman
New Statesman New Media Awards
Edge Upstarts
New Statesman & Pfizer Policy Forum
Fantasy Health Minister (Game)
All in good taste
Consider This
Bright Sparks Awards
Digital Britain Unconferences

Print publications commission edited

New Statesman New Media Awards (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
Video Gaming, supplement (2006)
Smart Learning, supplement (2006)
Upstarts Awards (2004 – 2006)
Joined-up Criminal Justice, supplement (2005)
New Localism: A round table discussion (2004)
Internet Security: A round table discussion (2003)

Blogs launched, edited and overseen
NS New Media News (2003 – 2006, archive patchy)
NS Euston Manifesto: set up in April 2006 to enable readers and New Statesman writers to discuss the re-defining of left-wing politics. (no longer available online)
NS 2005 Political Party Conference blog (not archived)
2005 General Election blog

Blogs/websites contributed to:
Labour List
Broadstuff.com
McCann Erickson
Digital Britain Unconferences

Selection of articles and posts
Carbon emissions – if you can’t measure them, you can’t manage them
Why the 10:10 campaign risks failure
Labour List, 3 September 2009

Beyond Personalisation [PDF, page 17-19]
Essay for the publication ‘8’, BBC Knowledge Exchange Programme, June 2009
Audiences online now expect to do a lots. Interactivity is not just about time shifting and personalising any more. It’s about participation, remixing, collaborating. How can the BBC engage the new active audience in relationships that work for everyone?

Pirates Rebranded
A review of The Pirates Dilema by Matt Mason, June 2008

Social networking meets politics
The last year has seen the mainstreaming of the web in politics
New Statesman, 30 July, 2007

Hack Day London
Broadstuff, 18 June, 2007

Re-mixing the web for social change
Broadstuff, 18 June, 2007

Blogging about blogging
Broadstuff, 5 May, 2007

BBC Innovation Labs
New Media Knowledge, March 2007

How smart can we make society?
Forward to Smart Learning (supplement)
New Statesman, 24 July, 2006

Give something back
Social enterprise is about more than recycling and restaurants
New Statesman, 22 May, 2006

Meet the Darbyshires (obviously)
New Statesman, 6 March 2006
Observations on blogging

Savaged by a dead cow
New Statesman, 20 February 2006
Observations on the internet

Changing and engaging
New Statesman, 3 October 2005
Observations on activists

Searching for direction
New Statesman, 25 July 2005
Supplement leader

Being poor is expensive
ak13, 6 June 2005
John Edwards wants to revive the American Dream.

Pulling voters into the web of Westminster
The Independent, 18 April 2005
Communication is key in politics, but how well do MPs perform on the internet?

Bloggers Strike First
NS Special Issue – Iran
Monday 14 February 2005

Massacre behind glass
Dissecting the miniature meanings of the Chapman brother’s Hell
ak13, 22 January, 2004