Programme Leader, Multimedia Sports Journalism

Colm is an experienced senior lecturer in journalism and media, having worked in the Higher Education sector for over 12 years. Before entering the teaching profession, Colm worked as a journalist covering news and sport across the north west of England for various organisations including the Manchester Evening News.
Colm moved into the field of online publishing, helping to develop the Manchester Evening News’ website as assistant content producer and as a freelance rugby writer provided sports content for titles such as the Daily Express, Daily Mail and The Times.

Find out more about Colm
Area of expertise
  • Journalism
  • Sports Journalism
  • Public relations
  • Media Law and ethics
  • Esports
Teaching & research interests
  • Current area of research focuses on the phenomenal growth of esports and its relationship with media and education.
Accreditation & memberships
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • MA (with distinction) Multimedia Journalism
  • PG Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • PG Diploma in Newspaper Journalism
  • BA (Hons) German with English
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