Headliners (UK) is governed by a board of trustees who come from different walks of life including former participants in the Headliners programme. 

Jon Hudson, Chair

Richard Hughes, Company Secretary

David Baines

David Seymour

Maggie Taggart

Vicky Gashe

Lyra McKee

Headliners is run by the Director supported by a small staff team. Our journalists and project workers deliver the projects with young people.

Fiona Wyton, Director

Victoria Harfeild, Head of Finance

Katie Thiselton, Head of New Development


Lucy Martin, Journalist

Jacob Brown, Journalist


Nooshin Shabani, Lead Journalist and NCS Co-ordinator

Mikey Sinclair, Senior Youth Mentor and NCS Co-ordinator

Northern Ireland:

Audrey Mullan, Journalist

Gareth Doherty, Journalist

Caroline Ryder, Journalist