Laura Hearn

Laura Hearn

TV News Producer
BBC

PROFILE

Laura Hearn is a TV News producer for the BBC, and speaks regularly about her own experience of working within a fast-paced and challenging environment.

She uses her extensive knowledge within broadcasting to remove the stigma of mental illness in the workplace, and to encourage leaders to realise the financial and moral benefits of putting wellbeing at the heart of everything they do.

Laura Hearn is the founder of the globally recognised online platform, ‘Jiggsy’ which uses its unique creative tool ‘The Jiggsaw’ to connect people affected by an eating disorder and mental ill health.

Alongside this, Laura shares her experience of recovery from anorexia and how she learnt to heal from the inside, after spending 7 months in an inpatient treatment centre in the US.