Danny Shaw is a criminal justice and policing expert and pundit. His coverage of crime and the law earned him multiple honours over his 31-year tenure at the BBC.
In his capacity as a home affairs correspondent, he covered thousands of stories, including the assassination of Jill Dando, the terror attacks of 2005 and 2017, and the fortunes of 10 Home secretaries.
After teaching journalism for thirteen years at City University, Danny is currently a Senior Associate at the criminal justice consulting firm Crest Advisory and serves as Chief Presenter for Policing TV.
Who is Danny Shaw and why is he trending?
According to the information available on the official website of Danny Shaw, he has been a journalist with the BBC for 31 years.
He appeared on a wide range of radio programs including Today, the World At One, PM and File on 4, BBB TV, Breakfast News, and many more.
In 1998, Danny Shaw began specializing in home affairs, covering major crimes and court cases, such as the murder of Jill Dando, the trial of Kenneth Noye and the inquest into the death of Mark Duggan.
He reported on the 7/7 bombings, Operation Yewtree and the 2017 terror attacks – and charted ups and downs of ten Home Secretaries and six Metropolitan Police Commissioners.
He visited over 20 prisions and conducted thousands of interviews with police officers, offenders and victims of crime.
Danny Shaw Career
At the City University of New York, Danny Shaw teaches courses on Latin American and Caribbean Studies as well as Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender. From Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, he received a master’s degree in international affairs.
His professional background includes fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Kreyol, Cape Verdean Kreolu, and a fair command of French. He works as an International Affairs Analyst for various international news networks, including TeleSUR and RT.
Through his labor and organization in seventy different nations, he has been exposed to innumerable testimonials regarding the inhumanity inherent in the global economic system. He is a Golden Gloves boxer who has competed twice for the NYC heavyweight title at Madison Square Garden. In addition to being a Sober Coach, he instructs boxing, yoga, and nutrition.
He tries to keep young people out of the military and prison industrial complex as a Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs. Many people look to him as a mentor, helping them navigate the political, social, emotional, and dietary minefields that are all around us.