About Me

I'm Olivia Swash, a Durham University graduate, freelance writer and TV runner/production assistant at the BBC.

I've been published by The Guardian, BuzzFeed, NME.com, BBC News, The Line of Best Fit, NARC., The Journal, The Evening Chronicle, Amazing Radio, Living North, The Sunday Sun and more.

I write on a huge range of subject matter: from records to rocking horses, ping pong to prog rock.
My LinkedIn is here. My previous work includes:
BBC: TV runner, researcher and production assistant
Northumberland County Council: Copywriter for a large-scale digital project
- North East Arts & Culture Show: TV presenter and chief reporter
- Ladhar Leisure: Freelance copywriter
Living North: Staff writer
The Guardian: Fashion and culture placement
BBC 6 Music: Radio production internship (Steve Lamacq & Gideon Coe)
The Times: Features placement

Dazed & Confused: Editorial intern
NCJ Media: Features placement
NME: Online news placement