Lecturer, Multimedia Journalism

Kevin Bishop is an broadcast news producer with over 30 years experience in newsgathering. Beginning his career with NBC News in Moscow, he spent 23 years as a senior producer and bureau chief with BBC News. He has worked in many locations around the world as a field producer including stints as bureau chief for the BBC Bureaux in Moscow and New York, producer in Brussels, Johannesburg and Nairobi. He planned and ran the BBC’s coverage of the funeral of Nelson Mandela; he ran teams at the FIFA World Cup from 1998 to 2014; in the lead up to London 2012 he was series producer for the multi-media project World Olympic Dreams. He's produced interviews with Vladimir Putin, Prince Charles and David Beckham among others.

Originally from Falmouth, Kevin studied Russian and French at Bradford University. He's is a keen fan of QPR football club and the England cricket team.

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Contact details

Qualifications

Qualifications

Year Qualification Awarding body
1986 Ba Hons Modern Languages Bradford University

Teaching

Areas of teaching

  • Multimedia Journalism

Courses taught

  • Journalism BA(Hons)
  • Journalism and Communications BA(Hons)
  • Journalism and Creative Writing BA(Hons)
  • Sports Journalism BA(Hons)

Policy engagement within Cornwall

Engagement with organisations which contribute to the development of educational, cultural or socio-economic policies in Cornwall

Volunteer film-maker at Falmouth Rugby Club and Cornwall Under-20s squad.