Headline Spews is an insight into journalist Oli Poole’s life juggling work with bringing up his first son. Baby Albie came into the world in November, 2017 – four weeks ahead of his deadline!

Initially a political reporter working across Sussex, Oli is now content editor for the Worthing Herald series, a group of four weekly newspapers. He is also part of the award-winning Johnston Press Investigations Unit, a project looking at nationally-significant issues for scores of weekly and daily papers across the UK, as well as the i.

Follow the blog for a behind the scenes look at the world of journalism, tackled while wading through all the parenting pitfalls.

Why Headline Spews? The former is an obvious hat-tip to the industry – but spews reflects the challenges of dealing with a baby, particularly one with severe reflex issues!