Staff Profiles: Chris Ford

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Staff Profile: Chris Ford
Senior Lecturer, Sports Journalism

Chris Ford

Chris Ford

Senior Lecturer, Sports Journalism

Music and Media

I am a Broadcaster with 18 years in the TV industry.


I am an experienced sports broadcaster with 18 years’ in the television industry.  I was a reporter at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow and can currently be heard voicing the highlights of Serie A which is broadcast around the world. I also work on the Football League Show which is shown on Quest HD. Prior to that I was a presenter and reporter for the Premier League’s international channel broadcasting to 212 countries around the globe.  I have been involved in several TV channel launches and am used to developing formats and content. I also have experience in training presenters and journalists.

Teaching and research


I class myself as a very hands on Lecturer, bringing my experience of nearly two decades in TV broadcasting to the classroom.



External responsibilities

I'm a regular freelance working for the likes of IMG, FIFA, UEFA and BT Sport

Subjects for media interviews

The changing face of Sports Broadcasting

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