I currently teach journalism and documentary modules at Queen's University Belfast in the Broadcast Production subject area
I currently teach the following modules:
BCP1004 Broadcast Journalism
BCP2001 Factual and Documentary
BCP3006 Rehabilitating Reality: strategies, styles and approaches in audio and audiovisual storytelling that comandeer fictional and fictive components to bolster and reassert factuality
BCP7005 Broadcast Journalism
BCP7002 Radio Documentary and Narrative Podcasting
My current academic research projects can be seen here
JOURNALISM/MEDIA TRAINER AND CONSULTANTI work as a media and communications consultant for BBC Media Action, IWPR and Choson Exchage.
In this role, I provide services ranging from media training to mentorship, project management, strategic planning and editorial management.
Past contracts have included:
- Training businessmen and women in North Korea about business communications, branding and logos. (Choson Exchange, May 2018)
- Managing broadcast and social media projects based in Tunis for Libyan and Tunisian youth audiences (BBC Media Action, Nov 2017 - May 2018)
- Drafting syllabi, organising and delivering trainings on various aspects of journalism and media including: radio, video and social media journalism skills and practice; mobile journalism (MoJo); political reporting post-revolution or in authoritarian contexts; using media and journalism in times of humanitarian crisis and natural disasters; and training of trainers, or ToT. (BBC Media Action, 2014 - present and IWPR, 2009 - 2012)
- Deployments have included: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Benin, Gambia, Mali, Myanmar, Niger, North Korea, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia and Zambia