Staff Profiles: Sports Journalism

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Erika Barnes

Erika Barnes

Academic Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Journalism

Journalism

As a broadcast journalist for over twenty years, I took great pride in the quality of my news writing and story-telling. My aim is to share my experiences, helping students gain courage and skills to embrace opportunities in the news industry.

Tom Bradshaw

Tom Bradshaw

Senior Lecturer and Academic Course Leader in Sports Journalism

Journalism

I love the excitement of covering live events and rubbing shoulders with some of the big names in the sporting world. I specialise in using digital media to cover live sporting events, and I'm also really interested in sports journalism ethics.

Jason Griffiths

Jason Griffiths

Academic Course Leader for Radio

Film, Radio, Television and Media

English and Creative Writing

I started out in community radio, working with a team to develop the station, its output and broadcasters. My teaching focuses on creative content and understanding listener communities.

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Malcolm Bradbrook

Senior Lecturer in Journalism

Journalism

I have been a journalist for 20 years and operate as a writer, video journalist, sub editor and designer. I am fascinated by the impact of social media on the media, and society as a whole.

Julia Hayball

Julia Hayball

Senior Lecturer in Radio

Film, Radio, Television and Media

Radio is magic - it can bring me to tears, have me howling with laughter or dancing around my kitchen. I’m passionate about music, storytelling and creating pictures with sound and radio provides all of that.

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Duncan Jones

Senior Lecturer

Journalism

I have loved sport and talking about it for as long as I can remember. I have been a broadcast journalist for more than 30 years, working as a sports reporter and producer on radio and television. These days, I combine my teaching here with freelance

Dr. Malcolm MacLean

Dr. Malcolm MacLean

Reader in the Culture and History of Sport

Sport and Exercise

I am a historian and sociologist. I am interested in why sport matters culturally, socially and politically in corporate, imperial and colonial settings.

Brendan McLoughlin

Brendan McLoughlin

Senior Lecturer in Sports Journalism

Journalism

I love reporting on live sport. To be there covering events that the rest of the world is watching on TV is an unbelievable buzz.

Dr. Gerry Moorey

Dr. Gerry Moorey

Lecturer in Media

Film, Radio, Television and Media

I'm excited by ideas - new ways of understanding the world around us and our place in it as embodied beings.

Jude Rogers

Jude Rogers

Senior Lecturer in Journalism

Journalism

Jude Rogers started writing at 4 and never stopped. She writes regularly now for the Observer, the Guardian and women’s magazines, and tells students what she’s learned along the way.

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Tracy Symonds

Senior Lecturer in Media and School Senior Tutor

Film, Radio, Television and Media

I am passionately interested in storytelling, and how screen stories are told and made. I have developed film scripts through to production and am very experienced in teaching screenwriting.

Paul Wiltshire

Paul Wiltshire

Senior Lecturer in Journalism

Journalism

I’ve been a journalist for more than 30 years, working in the regional press across the west. I’ve built up a wealth of knowledge and experience in reporting, law and politics, mixing traditional skills with the latest digital techniques.