Other work

In November 2017, Louise and other female journalists co-founded The Second Source to address sexual harassment in journalism.

Louise is an associate lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London, teaching a postgraduate module in web journalism. She revamped the curriculum in 2017 to include sessions on fake news and the role of online media in a democracy.

She has been a mentor through schemes like The Baytree Centre, and helped to set up an informal mentoring scheme at HuffPost. She fundraised for a year for education charity WE, and is part of the Women of the Future Ambassadors Programme, giving mentoring and careers advice to sixth-formers. She has been invited to become an Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society to promote education and opportunities for young people.

In 2017 she was a judge for the BAFTAs in the television news coverage category which was won by Victoria Derbyshire: Football Abuse. She has also judged the Student Publication Awards, Digiday Europe Video Awards and the Women In Marketing Awards, where she set up a new category for journalists.

She has spoken in schools and on panels including the Westminster Forum and Omniwomen.