I have worked on (online) magazines/newsletters/newspapers/B2Bs since leaving school. I started out on the Harlow Gazette, working for locals in Ilford and Camden before joining the Sunday Mirror, briefly.
Having freelanced on Fleet St, I co-founded an award-winning magazine on the south coast called New Insight.
Since November 2013 I have been leading journalistic/academic investigations into UK Local Government Pension Schemes (published as exclusives in national newspapers in 2014 Independent on Sunday/i newspaper).
More recently I undertook a six month investigation in collaboration with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, London (Jan-July 2017) looking at unethical investments using public sector pension funds which resulted in international stories on a baby formula milk scandal and coal mining set to destroy the Great Barrier Reef.
I currently write for The Ecologist online magazine and occasionally Red Pepper magazine as well as iNews and iNewspaper.
Course Director MA Magazine Journalism
Since 2013, I have been researching the financing of industries like hydraulic fracturing, extreme energy extraction and tobacco resulting in the following publications:
Published Exclusive: Milmo, Cahal and Goodey, Jan (2014) Exclusive: Local authorities have 'conflict of interest' on fracking investments, The Independent, April 27. See
Published Exclusive: Milmo, Cahal, Kennedy, Jennifer and Goodey, Jan November 2014, Councils paid to cut smoking, but have £2bn of tobacco shares, Independent on Sunday, Nov 9. See
In 2015 I wrote a chapter on data journalism in academic text: Data Journalism: Inside the Global Future (Abramis Academic Publishing, Bury St Edmonds) focusing on how you deliver a data journalism investigation from idea through to publication.
More recently I have been investigating the existential threats faced by National Parks which have resulted in the following publications:
Published: Goodey, Jan, May 2017, Development Threat to Welsh National Parks, The Ecologist online, May 11 2017. See http://www.theecologist.org/campaigning/2988931/development_threat_to_welsh_national_parks.html
Goodey, Jan and Milmo, Cahal (2017) Public sector pension funds invest nearly £600m in controversial baby milk producers. i News,
Goodey, Jan, Kennedy, Jennifer and Milmo, Cahal (2014) Councils paid to cut smoking, but have £2bn of tobacco shares. Independent on Sunday, 09 Nov, p. 6. ISSN (print) 0958-1723
Goodey, Jan and Milmo, Cahal (2014) Local authorities have ‘conflict of interest’ on fracking investments. Independent on Sunday, 28 Apr, p. 4. ISSN (print) 0958-1723
Goodey, Jan (2015) Data journalism: A-Z from pitch to delivery. In: Felle, Tom , Mair, John and Radcliffe, Damian, (eds.) Data journalism: inside the Global Future. Bury St Edmunds, U.K. : Abramis Academic Publishing. pp. 19-26. ISBN 9781845496630