Birmingham School of Media's Lecturers and Tutors
Sarah is a Research Fellow at the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research (BCMCR). Having completed a funded PhD at BCU on the contemporary northern soul scene, she is now an AHRC Creative Economy Engagement Fellow, working in partnership with Cheltenham Jazz Festival on their Keychange (PRS Foundation) initiative...
Lecturer BA Hons Journalism courses, Foundation courses, and MA Mobile & Multiplatform Journalism
Nina Robinson delivers Mobile and Multiplatform Journalism lectures to Masters students and BA Hons Journalism to undergraduate students at Birmingham City University, home to the Sir Lenny Henry Centre for Media Diversity for whom she has been a recipient of grant funding for research into diversity of senior leaders in...
Charlie Sarson is a Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Assistant in the Birmingham Institute of Media and English. He is also Network Coordinator for the AHRC-funded Masculinity, Sex and Popular Culture research network. His work focuses on men and masculinities, gender and sexuality, LGBTQ+ studies, and the cultures of...
Course Director MA Events and Exhibition Management
Prior to joining Birmingham City University Duncan spent over 20 years working in the events and exhibition industry. Working for a various of clients on a wide range of events he has worked throughout the UK, Europe and in the USA. Since 1999 Duncan has been a Director of a Midlands-based events production company.
Lecturer in Media & Communications
Charlotte works mainly in television and fandom studies, with a strong interest in archival and historical aspects of audiences. She also co-leads the Game Cultures research cluster. Charlotte has published on fanvids, video game fan histories, screen vampires, and poetic television documentaries on the BBC. She is currently...
Lecturer – Course Director for Foundation in School of Media
Dr Ellie Tomsett is a lecturer in media and course director for the School of Media's Foundation Programme. Before joining BCU Ellie worked in Higher Education for four years. Ellie was an Associate Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University, where she was module leader for TV Comedy and Drama and taught across a range of courses...
Jerome joined BCMCR in 2012, as Research Assistant on the AHRC-funded project Community, Media and the Creative Citizen. His work there focused on hyperlocal publishing, and he completed his PhD study of hyperlocal Facebook audiences in 2018. Since 2015 he has worked on various research projects, and is also involved in the...
Professor of Radio and Popular Music Studies
Tim Wall is Professor of Radio and Popular Music Studies in the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research. His work focuses on popular music cultures and their mediation and history, notably those around jazz, soul and reggae. He has published extensively in international journals and books, and he applies his insights...
Lecturer Professional and Academic Development
Hilary spent 24 years working as a Production Manager in broadcast television. Eight of these years were spent at the BBC in Birmingham. Her credits include working on documentaries (Panorama, Dispatches), magazine series (Countryfile), reality (Big Brother), children’s (Dog and Duck), ob doc series (Trawlermen), as well as...
Professor of Jazz Studies
Tony Whyton is Professor of Jazz Studies. His critically acclaimed books Jazz Icons: Heroes, Myths and the Jazz Tradition (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and Beyond A Love Supreme: John Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album (Oxford University Press, 2013) have sought to develop cross-disciplinary methods of musical...