Jack Gevertz is an award-winning journalist, originally from Ilford, north-east London, but now based in Greater Manchester.
He began his career on his student newspaper, York Vision, while studying politics at the University of York. He held the roles of chief news reporter, news editor and then editor-in-chief. He later won two awards: NUS Student Journalist of the Year and O2 Yorkshire Young Reporter of the Year.
While in his second year, Jack became a freelance journalist for York Mix, an online magazine for the City of York. He broke exclusive stories including interviewing a man who witnessed the Tunisian terror attack, and photographing another man sleeping through ‘anti-homeless’ bars on city benches. That subsequently went viral online.
He later completed a master’s degree in broadcast journalism at Sheffield University and won the BJTC’s TV News Feature of the Year Award. In 2017, he won a place on the ITV News training scheme.
Jack has also produced work for national newspapers, including The Guardian, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph and The Daily Mirror. He has made a number of broadcast media appearances, including on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 5 Live.
Jack plans to publish his first fiction novel in 2019. It will be based on his life experience of growing up gay and suffering from the skin condition, psoriasis. It will also look at the impact of anxiety, something Jack himself has battled.
If you wish to get in touch with Jack – either with work opportunities, information or anything else – he can be contacted by Twitter, or by using the form on the Contact page.