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Linda Lewis

Acting Director of Broadcasting, and Programme Director, MA Broadcast and Television Journalism

Department of Journalism

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Linda Lewis is an award-winning broadcaster whose journalistic career spans print, TV and radio. She started out in local newspapers in the West Country as a trainee with Mirror Group before moving to the BBC where she worked for 20 years as a reporter, presenter and producer in national TV and radio news and current affairs. She reported for BBC TV News on headline news and breaking stories for over a decade. She was a regular daily presenter on the PM programme and You and Yours on Radio 4 for four years; she has also worked for international broadcasters in Japan and Switzerland and has written on business issues and education for various magazines and national newspapers.

Linda is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has a PGCHE (Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education from Westminster University. She has a degree in Politics from Lancaster University.

She has previously taught at Regent's University London, teaching international business undergraduates about finance and the media.

Research interests 

  • journalism work experience/placements
  • using technology and digital online content to enhance teaching
  • corporate reputation and the news business


Linda has run City's TV Journalism, Political Journalism and Investigative Journalism MA courses.

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