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Georgia Coan is an award-winning podcast producer, journalist, and reporter for the BBC, working in the News Podcast Unit.

Her shows ‘Beyond Today’, ‘The Next Episode’, and ‘Newscast’ have seen her explore a range of hard-hitting news topics, such as grief, mental health, and extremism.

Speaking on Empoword Journalism's series ‘In Conversation With…' Coan offered the lessons from her career so far. Contributor Eve Davies has all the big takeaways on producing quality podcasts, dealing with sensitive stories, and what it takes to work for the BBC.

"Don’t give away all your story in a pitch. Make it so the story cannot be completed without you, however cynical that is," one tip reads.

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