Peter Yeung is an award-winning journalist based in London, with a background in social anthropology. He uses digital journalism as both a storytelling and investigative tool to produce front page stories, with a particular interest in multimedia and new technologies combined with powerful writing. He has been nominated for The Orwell Prize and The Information is Beautiful Awards, and won The Cudlipp Award.
His beats include: climate change, animal trafficking, housing, cybercrime, refugees, race politics, French current affairs, feminism, contemporary visual arts, cities, mental health, radicalisation, prisons, the NHS, world cinema, vegetarianism, and off-the-beaten-path travel.
Peter won both the George Viner Memorial Fund and the Santander Postgraduate Scholarship, allowing him to study on the pioneering MA in Interactive Journalism course at London's City University, where he received the highest mark of the year. He also received a Warwick Apprenticing Charity grant for undergraduate study. During his BA degree in Social Anthropology, Peter wrote regularly for local newspapers and student publications, and was an editor at both The SOAS Spirit and London Student –Europe's largest student publication.
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