Who we are

Lalita Taylor

Lalita Taylor

Lalita is an inspiring speaker, an expert strategist and a social media specialist, who is skilled at boosting profiles and creating online buzz. She has worked on international, national and regional radio and television programmes. She has been in charge of BBC Breakfast’s social media streams and taken a leading role in the planning and implementation of two new BBC websites. She is full of original creative ideas to maximise coverage and reach target audiences. She specialises in digital audits, campaign strategy, implementation and delivery for global brands and is also a digital trainer, consultant and events organiser with the BBC Academy’s Fusion Digital initiative with special focus on social media good practice and digital innovation across all departments at the BBC.

Emily Buchanan

Emily Buchanan

Emily Buchanan has over thirty years experience in BBC TV and radio as an award-winning world affairs correspondent and presenter. She specialised in making films about development issues and religion in some of the toughest parts of the world. She is now an Associate Media Specialist working with Southwick Media, passing on her presentation and interview skills to others, as well as her understanding of storytelling, writing and how the media works.

Sophie Taylor

Sophie Taylor

Sophie has just finished her BSc Biochemistry degree from the University of Birmingham, where she also completed a year abroad in Berlin studying Biology in German. She is a passionate communicator - having been a sports show host and match reporter for Burn FM for two years, and having worked on numerous projects with Southwick Media where she is a Content creator and provides Production support. Her tasks include helping organise shoots, building call sheets, sourcing locations, going though rushes, keeping on top of budgets and maintaining website, social media accounts, managing media lists.