Barney Weston

Event Manager

Barney is managing the #IJ4EU Impact Award, the 2021 UNCOVERED conference, and the Innovation Lab – hosting Ukrainian journalists in German newsrooms. He has experience project managing election campaigns for Extinction Rebellion UK, and in the USA – during the 2018 midterm cycle alongside candidates like, and including, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Before that, he worked as a journalist; producing the Extinction Rebellion Podcast, for the BBC (behind-the-scenes of UK general elections), and on the scene of the 2017 Ariana Grande concert attack in Manchester. He holds an MA in Broadcast Journalism from the UK’s top journalism school – City, University of London.