Les Steed a freelance journalist (UK), deputy editor, copywriter, guest blogger, and podcast host (and guest).

Les Steed writes exclusives, features, reviews, news, explainers and investigations for outlets including News UK, The Independent, Deutsche Welle, Reach, The New York Post, The Daily Telegraph (Aus.), Mortgage Solutions, and was the top blogger for ADDitude (WebMD) in 2021.

He also writes and co-hosts The Off Point Podcast and has given guest appearances on others in the US and Europe.

Currently working in London, UK, Les holds an MA in International Journalism from City, University of London (2017), and dual BSc’s in Psychology and Criminology from Keele University (2011).

Les Steed

Basic information

Les Steed
Journalist, editor, copywriter
United Kingdom

Supported projects

Russian Fake Environmental News Campaign Uncovered

  • Environment
  • Politics

GDANSK - The Vistula Spit Canal has been a decades-long political prizeproject for the Polish government. The construction has drawn controversy as it cuts straight through a Natura 2000 conservation area. Russian state-sponsored media and the Kremlin, have flasely claims it will devastate the Baltic sea, the lagoon, and local wildlife, but have not provided any independent scientific evidence to back their claims.