Profits, punches and private equity: Inside Britain’s Children’s Homes, BBC News
Noel Titheradge is a senior investigative journalist for BBC News based in London. He focuses on uncovering failings in institutional care, abuses of power and social injustices. A former producer at Panorama, he writes long reads and produces and directs documentaries. His investigative series Profits, punches and private equity: Inside Britain’s Children’s Homes uncovered appalling failures at two companies making enormous profits, exposing regulatory loopholes and leading to closures.
His shortlisted pieces are: