Rebecca has an extensive catalogue of work as a multimedia journalist and news editor in a variety of local, regional and national publications in both the United Kingdom and the Caribbean region.
Her articles span a range of topics, including politics, crime, court, human rights, development, energy, technology, the environment, immigration, natural disasters, business, animal welfare, entertainment and much more.
More than 650 examples of Rebecca's work can be found at https://muckrack.com/rebeccabird
"A diligent, conscientious, well-rounded and experienced journalist who I would highly recommend."
Freeman Rogers | BVI Beacon | Editor
Rebecca's freelance work can be found in:
Rebecca has also worked as a staff journalist at:
An independent news website reporting on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. Rebecca is the owner, creator and editor of this site.
The Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' only national newspaper. Rebecca worked for the Caribbean publication as a multimedia journalist from 2023 to 2024, both on island and remotely.
The Turks and Caicos Weekly News is the Turks and Caicos Islands' oldest national newspaper. Rebecca worked for the Caribbean publication from 2007 to 2022, both on island and remotely. She was initially employed as a multimedia journalist, then also as website editor and news editor.
The BVI Beacon is the British Virgin Islands' national newspaper. Rebecca worked for the Caribbean publication in 2017 as a multimedia journalist and supplements editor. The role was cut short due to the arrival of category five hurricane Irma.
The Chester Chronicle is the main newspaper that reports news in the city of Chester in the United Kingdom. Rebecca worked for the publication in 2017 as a multimedia journalist, covering maternity leave.
The Tameside Reporter covers news from Tameside, Manchester, in the United Kingdom. Rebecca worked for the publication from 2005 to 2007. She was employed initially as a junior reporter and was promoted to senior reporter after completing her National Certificate Examination.
The function of journalism is, primarily, to uncover vital new information in the public interest and to put that information in a context so that we can use it to improve the human condition.