Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication


John Sinclair

Lecturer in Radio Journalism

0113 343 5825

Clothworkers' Building North, 1.21

Office hours: Tues 10am-12pm. Please e-mail to confirm a time. By appointment outside teaching weeks.

BA (Keele), Dip BJ (Northen Media School)




John joined the Institute in October 2006 as Lecturer in Radio Journalism. He manages radio provision on the BA Broadcast Journalism course. John is an experienced Broadcast Journalist who has a wide range of experience in the industry. He has worked as a Producer for a number of programmes at BBC Radio 5 Live and as Reporter and Producer in BBC local radio. In the TV field, John’s work includes undercover assignments for a consumer programme on BBC 1, operating hidden cameras. Throughout his journalism career, John has taught in Higher Education, as a Visiting Lecturer at various Universities and Colleges.


I currently teach on the following modules:

  • COMM 1320┬áJournalism, Politics and Society
  • COMM 1345 Journalism News Skills
  • COMM 2410 Journalism Practice
  • COMM 2420 Live Journalism Practice
  • COMM 3300 Journalism Individual Project Portfolio


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