Hannah Gelbart is a multi-platform broadcast journalist at BBC News. She has recently completed the BBC's flagship Journalism Trainee Scheme and is now publishing news videos for BBC News Online and social platforms.

In her talk she will share her experience of following the BBC training and suggest best practices on how to be a professional social media producer today.

What is the ideal length of a Facebook piece? How to make it funky and newsy?

This is an opportunity to engage in an open conversation with Hannah, to ask questions in an informal setting, and to learn essential tricks of the trade.

About the speaker

Recent articles by Hannah Gelbart include, 'I am a transgender woman, ask me your invasive questions' and 'Meet the mum with quadruplet toddlers'.

How to attend

This is a free event but registration is required.

About Westminster disLAB Presents

Westminster disLAB presents is a series of free encounters organised by the digital and interactive storytelling LAB at the University. Westminster disLAB challenges the use of digital media to do exciting storytelling. It is about being creative and becoming the storytellers of the future. For this, it is important to be exposed to current practices, be inspired by great makers and dare to innovate ourselves.

By inviting successful digital storytellers to share their current projects and expertise in an informal setting, we hope to bridge the gap between industry and universities.