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Christopher Hird

Documentary producer and Visiting Professor, City, University of London

Christopher Hird is the founder and managing director of the independent documentary making and distribution company Dartmouth Films. His career spans a period as a stockbroker, a journalist – on the Economist, as editor of Insight on the Sunday Times and deputy editor of the New Statesman – and television reporter and producer. From January 2013 to July 2014 he was the Managing Editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. He is a visiting professor at the City University, London and chair of the Ethical Journalism Network and Picture People and co-chair of Documentary Producers UK.


  • –present
    Film maker and Visiting Professor , City University London