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