[This public talk will be preceded by the AIA’s AGM at 7pm]
Billy Briggs is a freelance investigative journalist whose reports have been published by The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Scotland On Sunday, Al Jazeera and the BBC, among other media across the world. He focuses on human rights issues and has reported from more than 20 countries including Syria, Pakistan, India and Haiti. He is co-founder of The Ferret, Scotland’s first not-for-profit media focusing on public interest journalism. Billy will talk about the type of longform journalism he produces, in partnership with photographer Angela Catlin, and some of their trips abroad including investigations into femicide in Guatemala, human trafficking in West Africa, and neo-nazism in Russia, Austria, Greece and the UK.