Job: Senior Lecturer in Digital Journalism
School/department: Leicester Media School
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom
T: 0116 257 7546
Brian Dodds is a Senior Lecturer and teaches on a range of the practical journalism courses, with particular focus on digital and social media. He is Programme Leader for single honours and joint honours Journalism, having joined the DMU team in 2013, and continues to work as a freelance journalist.
His career as a journalist spans 30 years and includes more than a decade as a regional newspaper editor, as well as freelance spells with various organisations, including as a digital journalist at Sky Sports News and as a Public Relations consultant and writer.
Media Discourse Centre (MDC)
The harnessing of digital technologies by journalists, including the use of social media
Practical Journalism across first, second and third year undergraduate modules, especially the use of digital and social media
BSc (Hons) in Social Sciences
BA (Hons) Journalism + BA (Hons) Journalism joint honours
National Council for the Training of Journalists Proficiency Certificate
National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) marker of Essential Journalism e-portfolios (pre-entry) and Thomson Foundation trainer of Essential Journalism and Video Journalism
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