Before Tortoise Imy studied History as an undergrad at Exeter before going on to do the Broadcast Journalism MA at City University in London. She’s held various freelance positions for academic journals, local radio stations and production companies. Imy was nominated for the RTS Student Television Awards in 2019 in “Postgraduate News” and by the British Olympic Association to the European round of the IOC Young Reporters Programme.
Friday 5 March 2021
The Covid Variants
For those keen to dig a little deeper and find out more about Covid-19 mutations, herd immunity and the science behind it all…
Thursday 16 January 2020
Trees: Saviours of the planet
How can I help?
The planet needs more trees, and one of their strengths as a climate change solution is that everyone can plant them, or help others to. Whichever your preference, here’s the Tortoise guide to trees
Thursday 6 May 2021
Why one of Bollywood’s biggest stars, Kangana Ranaut, has been removed from Twitter.
Thursday 29 April 2021
Another vaccine breakthrough?
The man who has dedicated his life’s work to fighting malaria may have finally cracked it.
Thursday 22 April 2021
A president killed in battle
The remarkable story of Chad’s Idriss Déby, and what his death means for the fight against extremism
Thursday 15 April 2021
The lost (again) Leonardo
The Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci is the most expensive painting ever sold at auction: $400m. After it was sold it vanished. But the arguments about it rage on.
Tuesday 6 April 2021
Amazon vs the workers
How one man could change workers’ rights across the United States for good.
Tuesday 30 March 2021
Britney’s sideways step to freedom
Britney Spears is trying to escape from her father’s control – by putting someone else in charge of her life
Friday 26 March 2021
David Cameron’s texts
The story of the former British prime minister, a company called Greensill Capital, and a series of risky texts
Thursday 18 March 2021
The ‘first lady of hell’
Is justice coming for Asma al-Assad, the glamorous face of Syria’s brutal civil war?
Thursday 4 March 2021
The rise and rise of Rishi
How the Chancellor rewrote the rules of political branding – and embraced the power of the hoody, and the meme.