Jacob joined Higginson in October 2017. Jacob has four years of experience as a journalist working for various regional newspapers, delivering a variety of news across numerous platforms including print, online and social media.
His time at the Oldham Evening Chronicle saw Jacob work on a busy daily paper covering breaking news, council and planning meetings, court reporting and inquests. Whilst there Jacob was in charge of the papers crime reporting division and built relationships with the authorities in the area and the community.
Jacob has a BA Honours in Media Studies from Liverpool John Moores University as well as a NCTJ diploma from News Associates.