Dr Kate Wright

Nominated Fellow

Sep 2016 

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University of Roehampton



Kate holds a PhD in Media and Communications from Goldsmiths College, University of London and has taught journalism at the University of Roehampton. Prior to this, she worked as a journalist at BBC World Service Radio, as well as a theatre producer and arts festival manager. She will be taking up a post as the Chancellor’s Fellow in the Cultural and Creative Industries at the University of Edinburgh in October.

She has published on the epistemological and normative frameworks required to analyse and evaluate journalistic practice, the casualization of journalistic labour, and the representation of suffering in international news.


Kate is currently completing a book on the engagement of Non-Governmental Organisations in the production of news about sub-Saharan Africa for Peter Lang.