Twitter – @byNeilMac
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Investigative journalist with extensive experience in newspapers in the UK and overseas. Writes for Private Eye and others.
Commended by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Scoop of the Year Nominee
“Fine work” – Quentin Letts, The Daily Mail
“Incredible” – Kevin Maguire, The Mirror
“Brilliant, old-school work” – Josh Halliday, The Guardian
“A jobbing hack” – Anna White, The Daily Telegraph
A selection of appearances on BBC Radio 4, plus discussion of my work on Radio 4 and Radio 2…
Interview about police corruption with Eddie Mair on “PM”.
– PM – 3/8/2011
Discussion about direct democracy with Newsnight’s David Grossman on “Beyond Westminster”.
– Beyond Westminster – 7/4/2012
A profile of my investigation into Sir Stuart Bell MP on “What the Papers Say”, by George Parker of the Financial Times.
– What The Papers Say – 11/9/2011
Sir Stuart Bell defends himself on the Jeremy Vine show, Radio 2.
– Jeremy Vine – 8/9/2011
ToryBoy The Movie – The Aftermath
An interview about my investigation into Sir Stuart Bell for the feature film documentary ToryBoy The Movie, by BAFTA-nominated film maker John Walsh. As featured in the DVD extras.
Sky News – Press Preview
Louise Mensch MP and Independent foreign editor Archie Bland discuss my investigation into Sir Stuart Bell MP.
ITV – North East Tonight
An appearance on ITV’s North East Tonight to discuss my investigation into sex offenders on the run.
Bell’s 100 Days of Silence
Widely-covered investigation into MP Sir Stuart Bell. Followed up by all of the nationals – including Independent front page headlined “Is Sir Stuart Britain’s Laziest MP?” Discussed on Sky News and Radio 4, and named “Story of the Week” in The Guardian. “Scoop of the Year” nominee.
National coverage –
Police Corruption Probe Arrests
Exclusive on the arrest of Cleveland Police Chief Constable Sean Price – the first British police chief to be arrested in more than half a century.
Nuclear Bomb Waste Dumped
Exclusive on secret MOD operation which saw radioactive waste from nuclear bomb tests dumped on Teesside.
Baird Faced Cheek
Report on former Solicitor General Vera Baird’s £100,000 windfall on the sale of her taxpayer-funded home.