Watch: Our founder, Veronica Gordon, publicly – and nervously – introduces Our Version Media for the first time. [October 2019]
Video credit: Claudia Murg, We Make Southampton
Our Version Media CIC (Community Interest Company) is a social enterprise set up to increase positive representation of Southampton’s black and diverse communities.
Through equipping people with media and journalism skills to tell their own stories, Our Version Media is increasing the authentic representation of some of the city’s most under-represented and misrepresented groups.
Born and raised in Southampton, Our Version Media’s founder Veronica Gordon is a qualified & experienced broadcast journalist, radio presenter, podcaster, and media trainer. She has more than 10 years’ experience across TV news, radio, digital and print, including BBC Radio Solent, ITV News Meridian, and Southampton’s Unity 101 Community Radio.
She is determined to share her skills, knowledge and insider journalist tips to ensure people who call Southampton their home feel included, represented, and have the confidence to share their stories and showcase the diversity of Southampton.