Course Director BA (Hons) Music Industries, Senior Lecturer in Music Industries and Radio
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Dr Matt Grimes is the course director for the BA (Hons) Music Industries course and a Senior Lecturer in Music Industries and Radio, with over 13 years teaching experience in higher education. In 2020, he received his PhD exploring ageing and identity in British anarcho-punks. Prior to joining the Birmingham School of Media and the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research (BCMCR) as an academic, Matt worked within the music industries, for a number of DiY record labels, tour manager, music promoter and within music festival production. Matt also worked extensively in the Midlands, Wales and the South West as a freelance radio trainer/producer. He manages internal and external student employability and industry engagement projects and collaborative provision with franchise colleges and external educational stakeholders.