Gavin Rees

senior advisor training & innovation Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma

Gavin Rees is Senior Advisor for Training and Innovation at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. For many years, Gavin was the director of Dart Centre Europe. Responsible for implementing the Centre’s work across Europe, Gavin ran workshops and discussion groups on trauma awareness, resilience and interviewing skills for working journalists and journalism students in a range of countries around the world.

Prior to working at the Dart Centre, Gavin produced business and political news for US, British and Japanese news channels, and has worked on drama and documentary films for the BBC, Channel 4 and independent film companies. He was a leading producer on the BBC film Hiroshima, which won an International Emmy in 2006. He is a visiting fellow in the Media School at Bournemouth University, a board member of the UK Psychological Trauma Society, and was a board member of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies for more than ten years.

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Events IJF 2024
Events in past editions
#IJF13 / 25 april 2013

Interviewing: reporting the unspeakable

The ability to tell trauma stories are integral to the news and any well-functioning society. But sometimes traumatic events, such as sexual violence, street crime, armed conflict or natural disast...