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I am the MA Journalism Course Leader, and also teach on the undergraduate degree and run The River newspaper and website with our third year students. I teach digital skills and the media law elements of the undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. I started my career as a trainee studio manager in the BBC before moving into journalism. I worked as a radio reporter for BBC Radio 5 Live and then and as an output editor for BBC World Service before becoming the social media editor for World Service English. In 2015 I won the Shorty Award Best in News category for a real-time re-telling in tweets of the events in Tiananmen Square on the 25th Anniversary of the protests. Subsequently I designed and delivered courses in digital and social media journalism across BBC News.
Lecturer in Journalism