Dougal Shaw

Senior Video Innovation Journalist, BBC News

Dougal Shaw is Senior Video Innovation Journalist at BBC News, working in the Business Unit. He’s been recording his reports for online, TV and radio using his smartphone since 2015. That same year he started the on-going CEO Secrets short-form video series, where business leaders and entrepreneurs share their best personal advice in a ‘News you can use’ format – all shot on mobile. Dougal specialises in digital-first features journalism for News. He is involved in the field of Solutions Journalism, taking part in the recent COJO (Constructive Journalism) against Covid project run by Bournemouth University, with the Solutions Journalism Network. He has coached may journalists in Mojo at the BBC and beyond.

My Sessions

The Evolution of mobile through the pandemic

With mandatory remote working becoming the norm during the lockdown phases of the Covid Pandemic employers turned to Zoom and teams to collaborate with colleagues. In many cases media organisations had to turn to mobile as a production solution as it was the only equipment that was ubiquitous with their staff. In this session we […]