Katherine Purvis

Freelance journalist and commissioning editor


To view all my work for the Guardian, view my contributor profile.

Here are a few samples:

How do you solve a problem like a broken water pump?

Bisi Alimi on LGBT rights in Nigeria: ‘It may take 60 years, but we have to start now’

Volunteer travel: experts raise concerns over unregulated industry

Delivering aid: agencies struggle with increasing needs, costs and insecurity

Stigma, guilt and gaps in the system: it’s time for NGOs to step up on staff mental health

Global drought: why is no one discussing fresh water at Cop21?

Access to clean water and sanitation around the world – mapped

Leaked cables: Morocco lobbied UN to turn blind eye to Western Sahara in ‘House of Cards’ operation

Power in Africa: democracy mapped

Steve Backshall: Young people know far more about eco issues than we did

Bee orgies to biodiversity: lessons in becoming a beekeeper

To view a selection of my blog posts for Smithsonian.com, click here.

To see articles published during my work placement with the Kentish Express, click here.

To see a selection of articles written during my Masters degree in Multimedia Journalism at the University of Kent, click here.


%d bloggers like this: