Shelagh Fogarty is an award-winning journalist and radio presenter, and this year marks 30 years since she made her way onto the airwaves. Originally from Liverpool, she joined the BBC trainee scheme in 1989 and has since had a successful career on Radio 5 Live and, as of 2014, has hosted LBC’s afternoon programme. XCityPlus spoke to Fogarty about her journalism inspirations, broadcasting career and time at LBC.
In Sierra Leone, where literacy levels are less than 30%, radio is king. When Ebola broke out BBC Media Action Producer Hassan Arouni (International Journalism, 1993), who grew up in Sierra Leone, flew straight from England to Freetown to join the fight against the killer disease. Watch the video to