Katherine Johnston

Journalist at News Associates and Southwark News. Radio broadcaster. Experienced charity communications professional.

Location icon United Kingdom

After seven years working in the charity sector I embarked on a career change to become a full-time journalist.

Alongside writing for print and online publications, I co-present and produce the weekly radio show Very Loose Women on London's ResonanceFM.

I have a special interest in social and cultural history, international development and environmental causes including rewilding, and women's rights.


Reviews & Awards

New Media Europe
UK Podcasters Awards - The Winners!

On Saturday evening, 12 September, the UK's first and only podcast awards ceremony took place at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, as part of the New Media Europe conference. All the nominees were excellent, but only one podcast can be awarded per category.

HuffPost UK
Six Radio Shows You Have To Tune In For

Need a break from television, going out and general madness? Radio's your friend, friend. Here's six shows you won't regret tuning in for, says Will Gore. Very Loose Women (Resonance FM) Not just a brilliant name, but also a brilliant show on London's arty and eclectic digital station, Resonance FM.


South West Londoner
Can new legislation really end homelessness for good?

Twenty years after Cardboard City, can the new Homeless Reduction Act end rough sleeping for good? In February 1998, around 30 people sleeping in an underpass beneath the Bullring roundabout near Waterloo station were given an eviction notice from Lambeth council and ordered to leave.

South West Londoner
Harker's Studio fighting to avoid final curtain call over new development

Sadiq Khan's office has admitted there is 'no real opportunity to save' the historic Harker's Studio in Walworth from development this month, despite a petition gaining more than 4,000 signatures backed by celebrated actors including Dame Judi Dench and Sir Anthony Hopkins.

The Weekender
Over the moon - Greenwich one of favourites to win Culture bid - The Weekender

Bookmaker Ladbrokes has put the odds on Greenwich winning the title of London's first ever Borough of Culture at seven to one as the council submitted its bid to Mayor Sadiq Khan's office this week, writes Katherine Johnston... On Friday, December 1, Greenwich Council brought together the campaign's supporters at a celebratory event held in ...

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