Tom Law is an experienced media development consultant and journalism trainer.
For almost four years Tom led the Ethical Journalism Network’s campaigns, research, projects and training on hate speech, media literacy, migration reporting, good governance, self-regulation and other subjects.
Prior to joining the EJN Tom worked as a freelance journalist specialising in covering Sudan and South Sudan and for four years was the associate editor of Sudan Tribune, a leading East African news website. His experience in Sudan also includes; being part of the team of journalists that founded The Juba Post – an independent newspaper for South Sudan; working as a researcher for UNICEF; and as information officer at SIHA Network – an East African women’s rights group.
From March 2014 until November 2015 Tom was the Head of Communications of Childreach International, leading the child rights organisation’s Taught Not Trafficked campaign in collaboration with SOLD, an award winning feature film about child trafficking from Nepal to India.
His wide-ranging experience in communications, policy and programmes includes working with inter-governmental, humanitarian, media, and civil society organisations.