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Martin won the Guardian’s Scott Trust bursary in 2011 and has an MA in Newspaper Journalism from City University.

Before that, he read History and Politics at the University of York, where he was also the editor of York Vision student newspaper. As editor, he set up the paper’s website and was nominated two years in a row for both ‘Guardian Student Reporter of the Year’ and ‘Guardian Newspaper of the Year’ (as editor).

He is originally from south Wales.


Full list of publications Martin has written for:

  • The Guardian
  • The Observer
  • Private Eye
  • The Sunday Times
  • The Independent and i
  • The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
  • The Mail on Sunday
  • The Mirror
  • The Sunday Mirror
  • The Sun
  • The Sun on Sunday
  • The Morning Star
  • City AM
  • The Yorkshire Evening Post
  • The Western Mail
  • The South Wales Echo
  • The Croydon Advertiser
  • The Sutton Advertiser
  • The Hackney Post
  • The Hackney Gazette
  • The Week
  • Accessdocs.wordpress.com (blog)
  • Liberalconspiracy.org (blog)
  • York Vision (student newspaper)

In 2012, Martin also briefly worked on the production team (working on tablet editions) at:

  • The Sunday Times
  • The Metro


  • Scott Trust Bursary for Journalism (2011)
  • Guardian Student Reporter of the Year, 2009 and 2010 (shortlisted)
  • Guardian Student Newspaper of the Year, 2009 and 2010 (editor) (shortlisted)


  • MA Newspaper Journalism, City University (merit) – including media law qualification and shorthand
  • BA History & Politics, University of York (2:1)

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