CEO and FOUNDER : NINA ROBINSON
Nina Robinson is an award winning documentary maker and media entrepreneur. She is a digital and social media expert and has worked for BBC news and current affairs, where she made podcasts and shot, edited and delivered social media strategies for podcast growth. She is an educator and speaker. She delivers mobile and multiplatform courses at Masters/PostGrad level and delivers BA undergraduate journalism modules at Birmingham City University, home to the Sir Lenny Henry Centre for Media Diversity where she is also undertaking research on media diversity and inclusion. She writes for the Representology Journal. She campaigns for inclusion of journalists from less privileged backgrounds; she is a Punjabi Sikh and attended a comprehensive school in the West Midlands from where she gained a place at Oxford University to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
Winner of the prestigious Peabody Award for producing the BBC World Service documentary Europe’s Migrant Crisis, she also received a Foreign Press Association prize presenting and producing the documentary, Chicago Dog Fighting. Nina worked as a broadcaster and senior journalist for the BBC World Service documentaries unit for over ten years and travelled the world as a shoot-edit, producer, presenter and project manager, often in hostile environments.
Nina was also the BBC’s UK Affairs and Global Development Reporter and headed a citizen journalism hub for the News and Current Affairs Division. Prior to joining the World Service, Nina lived in Kingston, Jamaica as a foreign correspondent. She completed a Masters in Economics in 2018, is Vice Chair of Governors and is now dedicated to Soundtruism, a media production company, which embodies her passion for authenticity with a commitment to celebrate diverse voices whilst producing high quality original audio/visual content.