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Episode 1774th December 2022 • The comedians paradise • Marvin McCarthy
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We talk to the brilliant, Kirsty is a journalist, campaigner, researcher and performer, advocating for good information, ethical technology and diverse leadership.

Her recent career highlights include acting as a selection advisor for Nesta’s government-backed Future News Fund and creating the Standup For Journalism comedy training and performance night, offering journalists a new way to talk about the public interest. Here is an overview of what we discussed:

[[04:52]] How she started comedy

[[29:30]] We are more depressed than we have ever been

[[40:26]] The annoying about writing articles that matter

[[45:03]] How she created standup for journalism

[[53:27]] How journalism and comedy can be similar

To find out more about Kirsty Styles, you can go on his website at or you can reach her on Linkedin here:

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