Elizabeth Pears
news editor, BuzzFeed News UK

Elizabeth Pears is a news editor at BuzzFeed UK. Before this, she was head of news at The Voice, Britain’s leading black newspaper, where she pushed the expansion of its digital presence. Previous roles include a researcher on The Guardian’s Reading the Riots project, a data-driven study into the causes and consequences of the 2011 London riots, and a senior reporter for the Times Series, a group of local newspapers in north London. She was born in the Bahamas and grew up in the Middle East, before making London her home.

Follow Elizabeth on Twitter: @BizPears


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