CEO & Founder
Matteo Bergamini is the CEO and Founder of youth news network, Shout Out UK. A graduate in Politics & History from Brunel University London. Matteo started working on his company while at university, securing a variety of projects since; from the Channel 4 Youth Leaders’ Debate to the creation of a Political Literacy Course which he now takes to schools across the UK. An avid promoter of Political Literacy amongst young people, he has won a number of awards for his entrepreneurship and work in political education.
Diana Aganey, to use the words of someone older and wiser, is a “poet, philosopher and journalist”. Having finished her studies at St Andrews University, she now prefers to dedicate her time to writing while exploring herself and the world around her.
Beth Munro is a recent graduate of International Development with French. Whilst at University, she started a group running politics workshops in local schools and youth centres. Our newest addition to the team, Beth is excited to work with Shout Out to provide a space for Young People to express their opinions and the tools to do so in a powerful way. Wishing she had been introduced to politics at a younger age, and enraged by the exclusion of young people from the political sphere, she is committed to engaging young people in politics and empowering them to use their voice to make the change they want to see in the world.
Katrina Fairhurst a masters student in human rights at Goldsmiths University. Recently spent 4 Years in the Netherlands completing an international and European law. Since moving to London I have thrown myself into the political side of life, although i am always looking for a more hands on way to help make a positive impact in the world. I Started working for shout out uk in 2015 due to loving the range of articles and voices being represented and gave since found a passion for working as their social media officer. One day would love to contribute to the articles but right now is just happy promoting all the great voices of Shout Out UK.
Lucie Spicer is a recent graduate of the school of History at Kent University. She spent her time at University volunteering as a Part Time LGBT+ Officer. Whilst simultaneously delivering, coordinating and running workshops and sessions on the First and Second World Wars and history of medicine. Lucie is excited to work with Shout Out to help young people become politically engaged and have their voice heard by the establishment.
“In time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act” – George Orwell.
Brendan Duggan is a film-maker and journalist. Born in Glasgow, Scotland he has been writing for Shout Out U.K. since November and now produces and edits the podcast “Voices”. Brendan believes that stories should be told to help inform, create an emotional response and influence the national conversation within our society.
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