Rebecca Tracy

Multimedia journalist with a passion for travel and charity work

Rebecca Tracy is a multimedia journalist who has worked for companies such as the BBC and International Sports Broadcasting Ltd.

With a passion for travel and charity work she has undertaken international development projects in Nicaragua, Romania, and the UK. She hopes that combining the power of the media with charitable work brings about the opportunity for change.

Also a lover of art, she has found filming to be one of her favourite aspects of multimedia journalism and has produced a number of short documentaries.

You can follow her on Twitter @rebeccatracy7
Or read all of her travel blog: www.rebeccatracytravel.wordpress.com

A Charity Christmas: Last Minute Gift Ideas

This year, although I've just moved into a new house, I've found myself telling family and friends there's nothing I need for Christmas. Of course there are things I would like, a car, new shoes, jewellery etc. But there really is nothing I feel like I urgently need.
22/12/2015 11:23 GMT

Tips on Choosing the Right People to Travel With

Over the past few years I've been fortunate enough to travel for work and to visit friends who have moved abroad. On some of the trips, I've found myself thrown in with some of the most diverse and unusual people, all of whom were trying to get along for the sake of everyone's enjoyment.
01/12/2015 12:37 GMT

Why Volunteering Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Future Career

For the first two years of university I worked in a family run jewellers six days a week in my small hometown. It was great, my bosses were kind, and I earned lots of money which allowed me to do many things I otherwise couldn't have the following semester. But in the summer of third year I was faced with different prospects...
02/09/2015 09:27 BST

Living Without Water - Volunteering in Nicaragua with Raleigh International

At first it sounds impossible, but it's not. People do it all over the world for days and even weeks on end. I remember vividly the second week living with my host family in Nicaragua. We had a big orange carton called a "pichinga" which we filled up with water from the well at the bottom of our garden and purified with a chlorine tablet. Occasionally we would have running water from a tap to be purified.
19/05/2015 10:33 BST