Ellie Cawthorne

Podcast editor, HistoryExtra

Ellie is HistoryExtra’s podcast editor. She also regularly contributes to BBC History Magazine, runs the podcast newsletter and hosts several live and virtual BBC History Magazine events. Since joining the team back in 2016, Ellie has worked across print, digital and podcasting. She spends most of her time talking to historians, planning future podcasts or buried under a pile of the latest historical books. In 2019 she was a winner of the FIPP Rising Star Award and named as one of the PPA’s 30 under 30. Before joining the team, Ellie studied for undergraduate and masters degrees in history at the University of Nottingham. She has also presented documentaries on the history of student life and the multimillion-pound online trade in fake university essays for BBC Radio 4.

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