About

Brexit Stories was set up as to chronicle the human impact of Brexit by Linda Lewis, a broadcaster who lectures in TV Journalism at Goldsmiths, University of London.Linda Lewis, Goldsmiths senior lecturer

She’s lived in Switzerland, has reported for TV and radio on business and finance from around Europe, and speaks two European languages.

She uses mojo (mobile journalism) techniques to film her subjects.

“I find this puts people at their ease and means they are less intimidated than they would be by a camera crew and equipment,” she says.

“Most people I talk to have never done a TV interview before so it’s important to make the process as easy as possible for them.

computer-device-earphones-583842“I also want them to feel comfortable and in control. After all, their views really matter, and it is right that their voices are heard as well as those of our political leaders.”

Telling Brexit Stories aims to reflect a range of views and experiences from around the UK.

We depict the experiences of people who often feel disconnected from the metropolitan elite or whose voices go unheard by mainstream politicians.

Their views are valid – and their stories deserve to be told.

Want to know more about the Telling Brexit Stories project? See what it’s all about below.