Helen Dalby
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My Friends in the North

My Friends in the North is a twenty-minute podcast series from North East entrepreneur Sarah Waddington in which she interviews some of the North’s leading business and community figures.

Here she talks to Helen Dalby, editor-in-chief for Reach plc in the North East about:  

  1. Her career to date and the purpose of journalism.
  2. The erosion of trust in UK news and hyperlocal as a solution.
  3. Misinformation, Government leaks and a digital-first approach.
  4. Helen’s Geordie heritage, the qualities she has inherited from her grandfather, Swan Hunter and regional pride.
  5. The Sunshine Fund, which funds equipment for children with disabilities. Find out more at thesunshinefund.org.
  6. How Helen switches off, relaxes and manages her mental health.

You can stay up to date with Helen by following @helendalby on Twitter.

If you’d like to be involved in an episode of My Friends in the North, please do drop me a line at Sarah@Astute.Work. See you next time.

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