Tom Hourigan – a senior journalist at BBC News – set up newsbreak at the start of 2021. Here, he explains why.
There’s always light in the darkness
Laura Hartley is a social media editor at the newspaper and online publisher, Reach. In her blog for newsbreak, she writes candidly about her anxiety and depression, moving house during a pandemic and the abuse she and her colleagues have faced in the last 12 months.
Loss and lockdown
Emily Mee – a mobile news reporter at Sky News – lost her father a few weeks before the coronavirus pandemic began. In her blog for newsbreak, she talks about dealing with grief, reassessing her social life in lockdown and finding joy in the little things.
Getting back into the news
Sarah Collins is Global Radio’s deputy regional news editor in north-west England and recently wrote this blog on how she felt about going back to work in January.