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Will Leitch (Northern Irish journalist)

Leitch speaking in Belfast in 2015

Will Leitch is a Northern Irish journalist who has worked for the BBC since 1990.[1][2][3] His work for the BBC has included covering those killed during the Troubles and the Irish Catholic child abuse scandal, as well as other more general news coverage.[4][5][6]

He delivered a response on behalf of the BBC to Jenny Taylor's Catherwood Lecture in 2015, which criticised the BBC's religion coverage.[7][8][9]

Leitch studied at Queen's University Belfast.[2]


  1. ^ Clarke, Liam. "Labour's Jeremy Corbyn vows to bring abortion and same-sex marriage to Northern Ireland as victims blast refusal to condemn IRA terror". Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b Leitch, Will. "LinkedIn page". Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  3. ^ Leitch, Will. "Uncovering Omagh's little known RAF airfield". BBC News Online. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  4. ^ O'Regan, Brendan. "The 'craic' is not always endearing". The Irish Catholic. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  5. ^ Leitch, Will. "The Disappeared: Human remains found in search for Brendan Megraw". BBC News Online. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  6. ^ Leitch, Will. "Harry Thornton inquest: Ex-soldier defends witness account of shooting". BBC News Online. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  7. ^ "2015 Catherwood Lecture - Jenny Taylor". Agape Centre. Belfast South Methodist Church. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  8. ^ "Response to Catherwood Lecture by Will Leitch" (PDF). Lapido Media. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  9. ^ "Taylor gives Catherwood Lecture and says 'Abandon divisive identity politics'". Lapido Media. Retrieved 15 March 2016.

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