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: Weds 10am-12pm during semester 2. 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:

  • COMM1305 Introduction to Journalism
  • COMM1345 Journalism News Skills
  • COMM2335 Radio News Production
  • COMM3301¬†Broadcast Journalism Project


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