JANUARY 9, 2023

Making the Media S3E08: Mental Health Matters

Making the Media S3E08 Guest: Hannah Storm


What are news organizations doing to support journalists and crews facing mental health challenges and how is the rise of online hate impacting those teams?

In the seventh episode of season three of the Making the Media Podcast, host Craig Wilson is joined by journalist Hannah Storm, founder and co-director of the Headlines Network, to discuss how to handle these issues.

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Our Guest This Episode

Hannah Storm, Founder and Co-Director, Headlines Network.

Hannah is the former CEO of the International News Safety Institute and the Ethical Journalism Network, as well as a sought-after speaker, facilitator, trainer, and writer. Hannah co-authored the first study into moral injury and the media for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism with Professor Anthony Feinstein and has written extensively at the intersection of gender, mental health, physical and online safety. In 2020, she wrote publicly about her own experiences of post-traumatic stress, her recovery, and how those experiences shape her work. Hannah is also a qualified Mental Health First Aider with MHFA England. Outside her journalism work, she's an award-winning author of flash fiction and an accomplished marathon runner, and she finds writing and running hugely beneficial for her mental health.

A lot of people don't feel yet safe to be able to share their experiences, partly because they're terrified of the repercussions on their career..

Hannah Storm, Founder and Co-Director, Headlines Network.

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