Charlie Williams

News Editor

Charlie Williams
Leeds University

Leeds uni life, breaking news, politics, current affairs, elections, society news, campus news, arts & culture, community news, lifestyle

  • Charlie is news editor of The Tab Leeds where he works alongside the editor-in-chief to write and edit articles. He leads a team of writers to chase the biggest and most exciting news across campus
  • Charlie is currently completing his MA degree in political communication. In his spare time he keeps up-to-date with politics and current affairs
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Charlie joined The Tab in 2024 while completing his MA. He is NCTJ and BJTC qualified. After graduating from Essex uni in 2021 with a BA in multimedia journalism, he was chief reporter for Archant (later Newsquest) for two years. There he covered community news for two regional titles in Somerset. Charlie has appeared on BBC Radio 4 TWAO, BBC Radio Suffolk, BBC Radio Bristol, Colchester Gazette, Essex County Standard and The Times. He is also an elected councillor for one of the largest town councils in the country.


MA Political Communication @ University of Leeds. BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism @ University of Essex. He is also a member of the following uni societies: Caving, POLIS, Labour, and Leeds Marxists.


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