David Lyons is a Junior Multimedia Reporter at Pioneers Post.
Before joining Pioneers Post, David worked as a civil society communications professional for 10 years, most recently for the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre. He also worked in communications for Street Child United, UK arts charity Create and Tomorrow's Cities, an international research project into protecting vulnerable communities from environmental disasters. Before his career in civil society communications, David completed a Master’s degree in multimedia journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University and worked as a freelance journalist.
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