Global Studies Lecturer - Thomas Sparrow

Thomas is a journalist currently working as a news correspondent for the German news channel Deutsche Welle.  He reports on events such as elections in Germany, European elections, the migration crisis, Brexit and the G20 protests in Hamburg, to television channels all around the world in countries such as the United States, Canada, Australia, Ghana, Uganda, India and Colombia.  

A former BBC correspondent during the Obama administration, Thomas has a unique perspective of the media and its influence on our lives.  He is half Colombian and half British, and has lived in 5 different countries throughout his life..

2020 will be Thomas’ third year returning to Felsted and we are delighted to have him back. His lectures offer a rare insight into the media today for our students and his working background gives them the opportunity to learn from someone with direct experience of this world.



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