George Willoughby

Data journalist

Freelance data journalist passionate about producing data-driven journalism highlighting the people behind the numbers. Recently graduated from Birmingham City University and completed an undergraduate degree from Cardiff University.

Hi and thank you for visiting my website 👋

My name is George Willoughby and I am a data journalist. Aside from journalism, I am a lifelong supporter of Lincoln City FC ⚽️ and follow most American sports 🏈 When I am not injured, I am a keen cricketer 🏏 and I have my moments on the oche 🎯 Here are some more interesting things about me:

🇩🇪 Learning German

🥗 Vegetarian

🥪 Extensive meal deal knowledge

🐾 Have a dog called Dexter (see right --->)

Work experience

Company Role Date
Eastern Eye Freelance data journalist 2020-2021
Reach PLC Data journalist 2021 (one week)
HuffPost UK Freelance data journalist 2020-2021
Gair Rhydd Deputy editor 2019-2020
Reach PLC Data journalist 2019 (one week)
Gair Rhydd Sport editor 2018-2019


Institution Level Date
Birmingham City University MA Data Journalism (Distinction) 2020-2021
Cardiff University BA Journalism and Communications (2:1) 2017-2020
Poynton Sixth Form A-levels (A/A/D) 2015-2017