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Marc Ellison

Trip:
Mozambique 2014
Affiliation:
Freelance
Country:
Mozambique
Year:
2014
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Marc Ellison is a freelance video- and photojournalist based in Glasgow (www.marcellison.com). Since 2011 he has worked extensively across Africa reporting on a variety of issues, including: the reintegration challenges facing female former child soldiers in Uganda; the plight of refugees in South Sudan; and reality radio for Malian farmers. Ellison has produced work for many prestigious media outlets including 60 Minutes, Al Jazeera English, BBC, The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, and Vice magazine. With a decade-long background in IT, Ellison is passionate about exploring and harnessing new digital media – including drones and interactive graphic novels – to enhance his storytelling. He is currently a data journalist covering the independence referendum for BBC Scotland. Ellison was also recently awarded bursaries from the Canadian Journalism Forum and Rory Peck Trust to undertake an intensive, week-long hazardous environment training course. Ellison holds two master's degrees in journalism and computer science, as well as a bachelor's degree in history.

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