Marc Ellison

Photojournalist, BBC

BBC

Photojournalist

@marceellison

Biography

Marc Ellison is an award-winning data- and photojournalist currently based in Glasgow, Scotland. He has worked extensively in Africa since 2011, reporting on issues including the reintegration challenges facing female child soldiers in Uganda, child marriage and female genital mutilation in Tanzania, sex workers and the prevalence of HIV along Mozambique’s transit corridors, the health challenges facing families within Sudanese refugee camps, and how reality radio can be harnessed to aid farmers in Mali. As a former computer programmer, Marc is passionate about pushing the boundaries of digital storytelling including the use of interactive photo/graphic novels and drones. His EJC-funded comic 'Graphic Memories' (marcellison.com/graphicmemories/) won a World Press Photo award for multimedia innovation in April 2016. Marc has produced work for 60 Minutes, Al Jazeera, BBC, The Globe and Mail, The Guardian, The Toronto Star, and Vice.

13 December 2016

Emotions and Digital Storytelling

4 March 2016

Covering Human Stories: Formats, Newsgathering and Storytelling