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Guild Member Profile

Marverine Cole

Beer Sommelier, Journalist & Broadcaster
  • Full member
  • Midlands
  • PgDip Broadcast Journalism
  • Accredited Beer Sommelier - UK Beer and Cider Academy (2012)
  • Royal Television Society, Women in Film & TV, National Union of Journalists,
  • I am Creative Director of my own content creation company; we offer podcast production, recording & hosting services + videography (filming of original on location material, motion graphics and editing)

What is the one thing you'd like to tell visitors to the Guild's website?

I write a quarterly beer column for BBC Good Food magazine, and I am a regular contributor to the BBC Good Food website, talking all things beer!

I’m also multi-award-winning journalist and broadcaster (see list below).

  1. Journalist of the Year  – 2019 Mind Media Awards – BBC Radio 4 documentary, Black Girls Don’t Cry
  2. Presenter for BBPA Calling Time on Beer Duty film: Winner of Best Corporate Communication  – British Guild of Beer Writers Awards 2013
  3. Blogger of the Year – Beer Beauty – Precious Awards 2012
  4. GOLD Award for Best Writing/Broadcast in Regional Media  for BBC Inside Out East Midlands documentary feature – British Guild of Beer Writers Awards 2011