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Anne Dawson

Head of School (Media)

I am proud to run one of the most highly rated Media Schools in the UK, and what gets me out of bed in the morning is my determination to provide the best possible start for our students in their future careers in Media or Music. Chevron icon

Biography

I am proud to run one of the most highly rated Media Schools in the UK, and what gets me out of bed in the morning is my determination to provide the best possible start for our students in their future careers in Media or Music. I know I am biased, but after 20 years working as a TV and radio journalist I still believe this is the most exciting profession in the world!

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons): English, History, Sociology, University of Exeter, *
  • MSc: Educational Research, University of Oxford, *
  • PGCE: Secondary Education, University of Oxford, *

Accreditation

National Council for Training of Journalists

Membership of professional bodies

Senior Fellow of the HEA

Teaching & Research

Teaching

Television Journalism Digital Journalism Research Methods

Research

My research focuses on links between higher education and employability, the effect of government policy on student outcomes, links between professional accrediting bodies and curriculum development.

Publications

More publications from Anne Dawson can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Media training, liaison with accrediting bodies, CEO Unit One Films.

Subject for media interview

Higher education policy

Graduate employability

Student experience

The media

External examining

Consultant at University of Wolverhampton Media School