Max is a British shortform video journalist, most interested in the environment, social issues, sports. He recently received the Louise Jorjorian Award for overall excellence from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences San Francisco chapter. He is also a Hugh Fulton Byas Scholar, an award for British journalists of outstanding promise. He has won several student journalism awards, in audio, print and video. He tells visual stories in off-beat, dynamic and charismatic ways.
University of Manchester
BA (Hons) Geography with International Study, 1st Class Honors
University of California, Berkeley
Master of Journalism, Class of 2020
Video Intern - Berkeleyside, Summer 2019
Freelancer - The Guardian, Bay Nature, East Bay Express
Radio Presenter/Writer Manchester Media Group, 2015-2018
AWARDS & HONORS
Louise Jorjorian Award for overall excellence, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hugh Fulton Byas Memorial Fund Scholar for British journalists of outstanding promise
'Best Presenter 2018' at Fuse FM, University of Manchester
'Best News Video 2017' at Cal TV, UC Berkeley
'Best Impact' in the Student Publication Assocation's 2017 Regional Awards for The Mancunion (Newsroom award)
PUBLICATIONS & OTHER WORK
Guardian US, 29 July 2019, Goodbye Warriors, hello Roots: can this team spark a soccer revolution in Oakland?
Berkeleyside, August 5 2019, 'The Edge of Extinction, Part 1: Turtles in Trouble'
Berkeleyside, 16 July 2019, 'The quest for the holy grail: The top British pubs in the East Bay'
Bay Nature, 10 July 2019, 'Photo Essay: The Vegan Trout'
East Bay Express, 27 December 2018, 'Should Berkeley police be using 'spit hoods'?'
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
Broadcasting Education Association
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
REPORTING INTERESTSEnvironment, Police, Social and cultural issues, Sports
MEDIA PLATFORMSAudio Journalism, Documentary, Narrative Writing, Video Journalism