“I knew from a very young age that I was going to be a journalist because I loved creative writing at School. I was having a clear-out over Christmas and I found a football match report that I wrote when I was 13 and my teacher left the comment “could have been lifted from the sports pages” which turned out to be a premonition given my career path. Read More
Leon Imber has just earned a paid 12 month internship at ESPN’s London office as a sports editorial staff member. As course leader Owen Evans says, “this is a highly-competitive position that is auditioned once a year.” Read More
Sport Journalism BA(Hons) and MA students were invited to report from the press box at The AMEX Stadium during England’s recent match against the Czech Republic.
Jordan Hogan has won a TV reporting Emmy award, considered the Oscars of US TV.
Broadcaster, writer and LBC radio presenter James will be speaking to staff and students this Thursday in Mithras House. Read More
Congratulations to Sports Journalism students Emillia Hawkins and Colin D’Cunha who have been nominated in the FWA Unheard Voices Football Writer of the Year Award.
Students were tasked with previewing, live-blogging, match reporting and interviewing as Chelsea beat Arsenal 3-0 in the Vitality Women’s FA Cup final, which also marked 50 years since the first Women’s FA Cup Final. Read More
In a major achievement during this year like no other, Jenny Bathurst, who is studying Journalism BA(Hons) at the University of Brighton, has published a book called Lockdown Observed: Becoming an Adult Without Leaving the House, a collection of her weekly articles for Sussex Newspapers from April 2020 to April 2021.
Check out the video news channel contributed to by students on our Journalism and Sports Journalism courses. Read More
The course’s virtual exchange with the University of Florida was Highly Commended in the Innovation of the Year category for providing a new teaching and learning cross-cultural experience for students to develop their skills in a live virtual environment. Read More
Principal Lecturer Simon McEnnis discusses the future of sports journalism. Read More
Journalism student Jenny Bathurst has been writing for us about pandemic life since lockdown began back in March last year. Read More
Joe Harbert, Sport Journalism MA student, on winning the Best Online News Site award at the 2020 Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) awards. Read More
US President Joe Biden pledged to “defend the truth” as he was sworn into power yesterday. Read More
Our Sport Journalism BA(Hons) programme’s virtual exchange partnership with University of Florida has been shortlisted for Innovation of the Year in the 2020 National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Awards for Excellence. Read More
The latest edition of Overtime magazine, produced by University of Brighton journalism students, is now available. Read More
The University of Brighton welcomed teenage students from a school in Horsham to focus on careers for women in sport. Read More
Legendary football commentator Clive Tyldesley was the guest of honour at the University of Brighton’s first Journalism Awards. Read More
Sports Journalism student Jack Stewart is helping author, Nathan Gokhool, launch his first book. Read More
Senior lecturer, Simon Mcennis, writes for The Conversation: Hillsborough: Liverpool FC has got rid of The Sun but it cannot rid The Sun of Liverpool FC. Read More
The University of Brighton welcomed guest speaker Stuart Mawhinney, Senior PR Manager for Sky Sports last week. Read More
The Rio Olympic Games have shown that not only has Great Britain has some of the best athletes in the world but also how students can take up top careers to help achieve more to medal successes. Read More
Dick Pound, sport’s most prominent anti-drug campaigner, will turn his attention to something he now deems even more problematic, namely match-fixing, at this year’s Annual Sport Journalism Lecture. Read More
Story by Luke Ambler, Sport Journalism student
Journalism students were privy to an exclusive revelation when ITV’s controller of sport production, Mark Demuth, revealed that the company were in negotiations to bring live coverage of horse racing back to its channels from January 2017. Read More