Multimedia, mobile and social media training
for journalists, civil society projects, NGOs & comms professionals in Africa, Europe and the Middle East

The quick intro

For six years, I’ve shared my passion for learning and innovation as an international multimedia trainer. Before that I was an award-winning editor-in-chief of daily UK newspapers, CEO and leader of numerous community initiatives. LinkedIn»

What I do

I develop and lead training projects – from one-day workshops to major programmes – in mobile journalism (video, audio, photography), social media, data, investigations, entrepreneurial journalism and more.  Examples»

Where I work

My work with development organisations, NGOs, unions, corporates and collaborative projects takes me from UK to Azerbaijan, Georgia, China, Sri Lanka, Iraq, Nigeria, Sudan, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Kenya, Qatar and UAE

Dan has all the attributes of a great trainer and consultant. He has expert knowledge; he is clear and confidant in his teaching methods; he has enormous patience and a great work ethic

Hashmat Mosli

Al Jazeera Arabic

It is unimaginable how much I learnt from Dan in one week – his training speed and style makes learning fun. The best thing is that he has followed up on my career growth, referring me for higher programmes and offering offline help

Ogala Emanuel

Premium Times, Nigeria

Learning from Dan was such an eye-opener. He taught me how to uncover the secrets of the online world – the tools have been invaluable to me. He has a wealth of knowledge of journalism and multimedia, as well as the patience to teach it

Jessica Lim

Straits Times, Singapore

For a journalist coming from the developing world, Dan offered me ground breaking solutions on how to reach an online audience and use social media. Today, I can say that I meet the standards of a 21st Century journalist of because of Dan

Mabvuto Banda

Journalist and project partner