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The Sacred #75: Sophia Smith Galer

The Sacred #75: Sophia Smith Galer

Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to journalist, presenter and documentary maker Sophia Smith Galer. 07/10/2020

Sophia Smith Galer is currently working as the BBC World Services’ first ever visual journalist in faith and ethics. 

In this episode Sophia speaks about her experience as one of the first journalists in the UK to be experimenting with Tik Tok, why good religion reporting is so vital, and why journalism and opera singing have a surprising amount in common.

This podcast is a project of Theos Think Tank (@theosthinktank) and is hosted by Elizabeth Oldfield (@theoselizabeth).

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is host of The Sacred podcast. She was Theos’ Director from August 2011 – July 2021. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

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Posted 7 October 2020

Journalism, Social Media, Young Adults


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