Staff Profiles: Magazine Journalism and Production

Neil Leighton

Neil Leighton

Academic Subject Leader, Journalism

Journalism

I've been working in the media industry for more than 20 years, both as a journalist and a television director. I have produced content for organisations including the BBC and The Sunday Times.

Tom Bradshaw

Tom Bradshaw

Academic Course Leader in MA Sport Communications and Digital Media

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.

Dr. Jonathan Cable

Dr. Jonathan Cable

Lecturer in Sport Journalism

Journalism

Jonathan is a Lecturer in Sport Journalism at the University of Gloucestershire. He joined from Cardiff University where he was a lecturer and researcher. He Holds a PhD in Journalism Studies from Cardiff University. His research interests and publications lie in football culture, protest, sport media, and journalism.

Jason Johns

Jason Johns

Academic Course Leader in Fashion Design

Art

Design

As a Designer I have been fortunate to experience and relish the diversity of the Fashion Industry from High End Catwalks, to large scale Commercial and Small Independent labels. Not only working independently as a freelancer, but also collaboratively with a variety of Creative Disciplines achieving creative outcomes.

Brendan McLoughlin

Brendan McLoughlin

Academic Course Leader 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.

Anna Pointer

Anna Pointer

Academic Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Magazine Journalism & Production

Journalism

A freelance journalist and former magazine Editor, Anna has many years' experience of writing and editing for national newspapers and magazines, both in print and online.

Paul Wiltshire

Paul Wiltshire

Academic Course Leader and 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.

Erika Barnes

Erika Barnes

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.

Sophie Flowers

Sophie Flowers

Lecturer in Journalism

Journalism

I've been a journalist for 10 years working in local newsrooms both online and in print and on a global b2b publication. I'm now using my passion for journalism training to help students have the best possible start to their career.

Julia Hayball

Julia Hayball

Senior Lecturer in Radio

Film and Television

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.

Jon Palmer

Jon Palmer

Lecturer in Sports Journalism

Journalism

Passionate about sport from top level to grassroots and out covering matches every weekend. Fascinated by the constant changing of the sports media landscape and the impact this has on the way journalists go about their work.