Katherine Purvis is a London-based journalist and editor, with a special interest in global development, the environment, and social issues. Read her articles for the Guardian here, and follow her on Twitter here.
As an editor, she has worked for The Third Pole and several of the Guardian’s Professionals Networks, including the Global Development Professionals Network, Teachers, Higher Education and Social Care. As a journalist, her work has also appeared on Guardian Cities, Guardian Social Care, Guardian Careers and the Telegraph’s Small Business Connect.
Katherine started her professional journalism career as the assistant editor for the Guardian’s Live Better Challenge, after various internships and work experience placements at the Northern Echo, the Kentish Express, Gateway to Africa, The South African, and Smithsonian Magazine.
She has a Bachelors degree from the University of Sheffield and a Masters degree from the University of Kent. She speaks English, French, a little Italian and an even smaller amount of Swahili.