Ellie Cawthorne is Podcast Editor for the HistoryExtra podcast. Created by the makers of BBC History Magazine, HistoryExtra is one of the UK’s most popular history podcasts, bringing engaging and accessible conversations with world-class historians to a popular audience. Episodes are released six times a week, with more than 4 million monthly downloads.
As editorial lead on the podcast, Ellie works across the main feed and premium strands, determining content for individual episodes and in-depth series. Ellie also regularly conducts interviews with historical experts for HistoryExtra, on everything from the ancient world and medieval era to empire and the Second World War.
Since joining the HistoryExtra team back in 2016, Ellie has worked across print, digital and podcasting – she regularly contributes written features and interviews to BBC History Magazine and HistoryExtra.com, and hosts live and virtual HistoryExtra events.