Trauma Work Ltd

Who We Are

Jo has an amazing ability to connect….Fantastic, clear and collaborative.

About Us

Jo Healey | Trauma Reporting

As a senior news journalist for newspapers, radio and TV, Jo Healey has covered hundreds of people’s sensitive stories.

She devised Trauma Reporting training for BBC News and Current Affairs and factual programming. She is the author of Trauma Reporting, A Journalist’s Guide to Covering Sensitive Stories. She authored UNESCO’s document Safety of Journalists Covering Trauma and Distress: Do No Harm which has been translated into seven languages. She delivers training, lectures and keynotes worldwide.

The Team:

  • Jo Healey, Founder and Director

Advisory consultants:

  • Professor Stephen Regel, OBE: International trauma expert and clinician
  • Hannah Storm, former CEO Ethical Journalism Network, Co founder Headlines.Net
  • Dr Sallyanne Duncan, Senior journalism lecturer, researcher, author
  • Andy Matthews, Lawyer, former managing partner and Dean, University of Law, Nottingham

People We've Worked With

BBC News | Trauma Reporting
BBC World Service | Trauma Reporting
BBC Media Action | Trauma Reporting
Suspline | Trauma Reporting
Thomson Reuters Foundation | Trauma Reporting
EBU | Trauma Reporting
BFBS | Trauma Reporting
National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) | Trauma Reporting
Associated Press (AP) | Trauma Reporting
iNews | Trauma Reporting
John Schofield Trust | Trauma Reporting
Nottingham Trent University | Trauma Reporting
Boston University | Trauma Reporting
NUJ Training | Trauma Reporting
University of Strathclyde Glasgow | Trauma Reporting
City University Of London | Trauma Reporting
Imagine Documentaries | Trauma Reporting
National Prison Radio | Trauma Reporting
Reach | Trauma Reporting
British Red Cross | Trauma Reporting
Victoria Derbyshire Show | Trauma Reporting
BBC Children In Need | Trauma Reporting
Princeton University
The Halo Trust | Trauma Reporting
Liberty Investigates | Trauma Reporting

Now is the time for Trauma Reporting training. I am delighted to offer an established, effective and engaging way for people to become Trauma Aware Professionals/Journalism and Media. Having the certificate will give journalists added confidence to cover people’s difficult emotional stories, looking after the needs of their contributors, their output and themselves.

The Book

The overwhelming success of her training led Jo to write: Trauma Reporting: A Journalist’s Guide to Covering Sensitive Stories (Routledge).

Exclusive offer: 20% discount with this voucher

Talking Trauma Reporting...

Jo is an accomplished and popular speaker at conferences and on panels, early requests advised.

She is also available for consultancy, working with news teams on particular sensitive projects they may be about to cover.