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Holly Spanner

Staff Writer, BBC Science Focus

Holly is the Staff Writer for BBC Science Focus. After receiving her MSc in Geoscience from UCL, she worked as geoenvironmental consultant specialising in ground risk and remediation in the north of England before joining Immediate Media. Alongside this, she has been the regional editor of popular theatre website The Reviews Hub since 2013, and has a solid background in curating and developing content for the digital space. A keen advocate for the craft industry, Holly is also an artist and illustrator, having previously worked on the UK’s leading craft website Gathered, as well as Papercraft inspirations magazine. She has also worked as a designer for a diverse range of brands including the RSPB, Disney, Brother, Home Style magazine and Pilot. She is currently working with English Heritage on a three-year project called Homes Through History. She enjoys photography and has a sustained interest in astronomy, earth sciences and antiques.

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