Di Tatham has over twenty years experience as a journalist and documentary film maker. Her early work was in agricultural science and environment reporting for national radio and television in New Zealand. From 2000, she moved into documentary and current affairs in the UK focusing on the impacts of globalisation around the world, health, education and human rights. She continues to make character led programmes on stories of wider significance - both locally and internationally.

Credits include: BBC World News, BBC 2 Newsnight, Al Jazeera, TVNZ,  BBC Radio Scotland and Radio New Zealand. 

awards and nominations

Listen to the Kids! was nominated for the One World Media Awards. Gaza under Siege won Honourable Mention at the Columbus Film Festival. 

Di also produces films for a wide range of not-for-profit organisations, UN agencies, universities and institutes to disseminate their work to wider audiences. She works collaboratively and inclusively with clients in all aspects of production. Clients include Kalayaan, Friends of Romano Lav, Glasgow, and UNICEF. 

Di holds an MA in Screen Documentary, Goldsmiths College, University of London. 

media trainer & tutor

An experienced media trainer, Di develops and delivers courses for a wide range of clients including NGO staff, university students and academic researchers, and individuals. She works either independently or with experienced media professionals to develop and deliver bespoke courses in interview technique, storytelling and production skills. Di aims to build confidence and enable clients with any level of experience to connect effectively with the media.   

She has delivered training in the UK, Eastern and Southern Europe, Africa and south Asia with organisations such as King's College London, the Albanian Media Institute, Thomson Reuters Foundation, BBC Media Action and Grid Arendal, Norway. 

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