Emma  Lee-Potter Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Emma Lee-Potter

Editor and journalist

Emma Lee-Potter is the author of the third edition of Interviewing for Journalists. She is a freelance journalist and editor, as well as a visiting lecturer at the University of Winchester. She trained with Mirror Group Newspapers and worked as a staff news reporter and feature writer for the Evening Standard, Sunday Express and Today. She has written for The Guardian, The Times, New Statesman, Daily Mail, Daily Express and The Week.


Emma Lee-Potter spent ten years working as a hard news reporter for the Evening Standard, Sunday Express and Today before becoming a freelance journalist, editor, lecturer and novelist. She was a judge for the Costa First Novel Award in 2011.

She is currently a visiting lecturer at the University of Winchester, a freelance editor at The Week and a book reviewer for the Daily Express. She is a former columnist for Birmingham Evening Mail and Oxford Mail and regularly writes for The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, New Statesman and The Spectator.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Journalism, media and interviewing. Specialist knowledge of education, skills and training.

Personal Interests

    Emma has written three novels for grown-ups - Hard Copy, Moving On and Taking Sides - and five novellas. Her children's book, The Rise and Shine Saturday Show, was longlisted for The Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction award in 2015. Emma has two children and lives in London and Dorset. Read her award-winning blog on life, books, films, teenagers and France at www.emmaleepotter.com or follow her on Twitter @EmmaLeePotter.


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