Hannah Storm

Media Consultant

Storm was on the panel “Mental health and the wellbeing of journalists in an era of online harassment, extreme polarization, denialism and pandemic”¬†at ISOJ 2022. Watch her presentation here.

Hannah Storm is a media consultant specialising in journalism safety, crisis management and effective, empathetic leadership. She is the founder and co-director of Headlines Network, a community set up to promote more open conversations around mental health in the media. Hannah works with news organisations around the world, supporting them in discussions around physical, psychological and online safety, and facilitates numerous industry-wide, and international, conversations in this field.
She is the former director of the International News Safety Institute and the Ethical Journalism Network, and prior to those posts spent more than a decade as a journalist for organisations including Reuters and the BBC. Hannah co-authored the first study into moral injury and the media for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism with Professor Anthony Feinstein and has written and spoken extensively at the intersection of gender, mental health, physical and online safety.
She is also an award-winning author of fiction and non-fiction, the author of The Thin Line Between Everything and Nothing and offers workshops on writing for well-being, fiction, travel writing and memoir.