Short Biography

Jennifer is an independent researcher and digital media practitioner interested in promoting and supporting media literacy and community media for a change through Media for Communities. Her PhD examined the rise of alternative media and citizen journalism at the Olympic Games. She works with art, educational and community groups across the UK to develop media and digital literacies using citizen journalism, event-based media activism and participatory approaches to civic and community media. She is also an awardwinning freelance journalist.

(Updated October 2019)