Andrew James

Andrew James

School Employability Manager

Employability

Staff Group(s)
Broadcasting and Journalism

Role

Module leader for Sports Journalism (level two, BA Print and Broadcast Journalism) and News Production Skills 2 (BA Broadcast Journalism); placements supervisor.

Career overview

Formerly a bi-media journalist and working in news and sport for BBC in the East Midlands, Andrew has almost 30 years experience in sports reporting with programmes including Match of the Day, Grandstand, Final Score, Sky Sports News and UEFA.com. His extensive news experience includes Radio 1 Newsbeat and BBC Breakfast News, Independent local radio and provincial newspapers.

External activity

  • Broadcaster / commentator with BBC TV Sport and UEFA. Specialist in sports journalism; experienced TV and radio presenter at national level; film-maker and voiceover artist.
  • External Examiner of Broadcast Journalism at Staffordshire University.