Speaking engagements

In December 2022, Sophie will take part in Empowered Journalism’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion workshop series, which is designed to acknowledge and better understand the many intersectional feminist issues impacting those within journalism.

The LGBTQ+ & Journalism EDI Workshop will cover LGBTQ+ Journalism Network and Sophie’s first-hand experience as a member of the LGBTQ+ community within the industry.

In November 2022, Sophie took part in a virtual panel hosted by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) focusing on safety and resilience in journalism.

The event shined a spotlight on the ever-increasing risks journalists face and the profound effect it has an on an individual’s mental health and wellbeing.

In May 2022, Sophie spoke at n front of industry leaders at the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ)’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion employers’ forum at the Financial Times in central London.

She on the importance of LGBTQ+ voices in the media and the work of the LGBTQ+ Journalism Network to create community and positive change.

In February 2022, Sophie spoke at the Coventry University Festival of Journalism on the Journalism and Equality panel.

The panel focused on representation within the industry and how to tell authentic stories from minority communities.