After cutting his teeth as a journalist for a local newspaper and then a national news agency, since 2017 Tom has been working as a freelancer with a specialism in film.
He has written for media outlets including The Guardian, New Statesman and the i, on topics including classic cinema and modern blockbusters. Over the past year, he has become a regular contributor of news and features for Yahoo Movies.
The role has included interviewing Hollywood talent including Matthew McConaughey and Dev Patel for both long-form pieces and junket videos.
Name: Tom Beasley
Job role: Freelance film journalist
Course studied: BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism
What their colleagues say
“Tom is one of the most hard-working and dedicated journalists I've ever had the pleasure of working with. He earned his spot contributing to Yahoo Movies UK through his willingness to throw himself into every task set for him, no matter how big or small, exciting or tedious, with a peerless attention to detail clearly instilled in him through higher education.”
- Tom Butler, Editor, Yahoo Movies UK