Senior Lecturer, Production Journalism

Andy is a former deputy editor of the Oxford Mail, who worked in the newspaper industry for 20 years in a range of roles in print and online, including editing a large number of in-house magazines and supplements for titles in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
He joined the Journalism team at Falmouth University in September 2015, after eight years as a lecturer and course leader in Journalism at Southampton Solent University. His teaching specialisms include politics, media law and online journalism. He is Production Editor for the website and designs the annual yearbook of student and staff work.
He continues to practise as a journalist and also runs a media consultancy, offering a range of writing, design, training and social media services. His clients span many sectors, including a cardboard box manufacturer and a political party. He is a specialist in InDesign and was the chief designer on a range of newspaper redesigns for Newsquest.

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Contact details

Telephone 01326 253691



Year Qualification Awarding body
2008 Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching (Higher Education) Southampton Solent University
1991 MA in History Cambridge University

Membership of external committees

External Examiner, BA (Hons) Journalism, Salford University


Areas of teaching

  • media ethics
  • Media Law
  • media theory
  • Product and Page Design
  • Public Affairs
  • reporting
  • Writing

Courses taught

  • Journalism and Creative Writing BA(Hons)
  • Journalism MA (Online)

Professional Engagement

Independent professional practice

Founder, PointPar media consultancy, offering a range of writing, design, training and other media services.