Andy Pag Journalist, Corporate Speaker, Photographer, Adventurer, Paraglider Pilot.+44 797 494 2796
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Andy Pag
Published
The Mystery of the Unknown Man
The Mystery of the Unknown Man

The mystery of an unknown man with dementia found on the streets of Hereford, leads us on a trail around the world to discover the cruel story of his abandonment. See the full film

Reporting Live from Nice Attack
Reporting Live from Nice Attack

I reported live from Nice for BBC radio and TV, in the wake of the Bastille day attack.

BBC TV Reporter
BBC TV Reporter

After six weeks working as a broadcast journalist for BBC Newsline, this is a compilation of some of the TV packages I’ve reported on for the 18h30 and 13h30 BBC TV bulletins. More can be seen here.  

Best Radio Documentary – Silver Award at PPI15
Best Radio Documentary - Silver Award at PPI15

My wonderful producer Jenny Witt, and I were awarded the Silver Prize for the Best Radio Documentary broadcast on the island of Ireland, at a gala ceremony for this year’s PPI Radio Awards in Galway.

Nominated for PPI Radio Award
Nominated for PPI Radio Award

I’ve been nominated for the PPI Best Radio Documentary Award. The PPIs are the leading industry awards for Radio on the island of Ireland, and since the end of the Sony Awards have become increasingly competitive for English language radio.

BBC Radio News
BBC Radio News

A selection of the original radio journalism I’ve created during three months at BBC Radio Ulster. National Northern Ireland More at https://soundcloud.com/andy-pag

Sex Trafficking Investigation
Sex Trafficking Investigation

I originated and led a very challenging investigation which revealed the complexity of sex-trafficking within he UK among undocumented Chinese and Taiwanese women. I reported it in a 30 minute BBC radio documentary, Vice Girl or Victim?, three BBC online pieces, and live in the studio for BBC Newsline.

BBC News Online
BBC News Online

During my first month at BBC Online I’ve published a series of news stories about sex workers.

BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme
BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme

I have been selected from 4500 candidates for one of 12 places on the year long BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme starting in September 2014. I’ll be working in Belfast across news platforms, online, radio and TV.

Event Podcasting
Event Podcasting

I’m producing and presenting a week-long series of podcasts including interviews and reporting from a paragliding festival in the US for XCmag.com

Hemispheres Photography Assignment
Hemispheres Photography Assignment

Hemispheres, the inflight magazine for United Airlines, commissioned me to take photos for a feature on French Truck-stops and their gourmet food.

Staff Writer for HG&PG magazine
Staff Writer for HG&PG magazine

I’m a staff writer for Hang Gliding and Paragliding Magazine, generating monthly features and photography.

Motoring Correspondent for The C.G.A.
Motoring Correspondent for The C.G.A.

I’m the motoring correspondent for The Country Gentleman’s Association Magazine providing alternative thoughts on the world of the car.

Online Reporter for XCmag.com
Online Reporter for XCmag.com

I’m the new online reporter for XCmag.com, as well as being a regular contributor for their print magazine, Cross Country International.  

Ueli Steck Interview
Ueli Steck Interview

I tracked down legendary speed climber Ueli Steck to interview him about climbing three Alpine summits in one day. Different versions of the articles appeared in two print magazines.

R.T.S. Award – Best UK Documentary
R.T.S. Award - Best UK Documentary

I won the Royal Television Society award for the Best UK Documentary in 2005, for Detention Undercover – The Real Story, an undercover investigation into how immigration detainees are treated at removal centres in the UK. The story we broke went on to be the top story on the BBC’s 10 o’clock news, BBC Newsnight, [...]

Sports Illustrated profile of Brad Sander
Sports Illustrated profile of Brad Sander

I introduced paragliding to Sports Illustrated with a stunning photo essay and feature on Brad Sander’s flights in the Karakorum mountains of Pakistan.

Jocky Sanderson Interview
Jocky Sanderson Interview

I landed an exclusive interview with S.I.V. guru, and paragliding celebrity Jocky Sanderson in Turkey for a 1800 word feature for Cross Country magazine.

Wired acro computer feature
Wired acro computer feature

This great story about Mad Scientist cum Paraglider Stuntman who built a gadget to teach himself paragliding loop the loops got snapped up by Wired for their sports website, along with versions to four other print magazines around the world. Photos and words by Andy Pag

Andy Pag/Special to the Chronicle
Andy Pag/Special to the Chronicle

My full page cover shot for the San Francisco Chronicle travel section. Muslim ladies picking grapes in a Moroccan vineyard. Amazing to think they printed 300,000 copies of my photo this big. And what a lovely turn of phrase their credits have.

Migration photographs in London Museum Exhibition
Migration photographs in London Museum Exhibition

My photos, which were chosen as the finalists in the Accademia Apulia’s “Migration, the story of a journey” photography competition in 2012, have been selected to be part of an exhibition at Wandsworth Museum in London this year, celebrating the importance of migrants in a globalised world. The exhibition runs until the 12th of September [...]

Finalist in Photography Award
Finalist in Photography Award

In 2012 my three-photo essay about the clearing of the “Pashtun Jungle” outside Calais was chosen as one of the 15 finalists in the Accademia Apulia’s Photography award, entitled “Migration, stories of a journey.”  

Redbull.com Adventure Features and Gear Reviews
Redbull.com Adventure Features and Gear Reviews

I’m a regular contributor to RedBull.com, writing Gear Reviews, Features and blogging for their Adventure site.