Danie Couchman is a writer, broadcaster and an accidental expert in eco-living. Danie has a BA in Broadcast Journalism and won broadcaster of the year at the Guardian Student Media Awards in 2008. Danie began her career as a radio newsreader, and has spent the last nine years working as a voice over artist and TV continuity writer/announcer for various national channels in London. She contributes to the Canal and River Trust’s magazine Waterfront and wellbeing publication The Simple Things. Danie lives aboard a historic boat with her dog, Mango.
Danie is currently writing her debut non-fiction book, The River Nomad: A Tale of City Wild, which tells the evocative true story of her four year solo voyage on London’s waterways amongst a hidden nomadic community with her dog in search of home.