Personal profile


Mike is a Senior Lecturer at the Leeds Trinity department of Journalism. Other roles include:

  • Founder and owner of BestMedia Production Company
  • Chair of Whixley Village Hall Management Committee
  • Writer and Producer of Whixley Village Pantomime

Former Chair of BAFTA North and member of the BAFTA Council

Former Chair and board member of Leeds Media

Chair of the Judging Panel for the RTS Student Awards (Yorkshire)

Teaching and Administration

Teaching experience

University of Teesside: Radio Production (part-time lecturer)

YorkSt JohnUniversity: Film and Television Production (part-time lecturer)

LeedsTrinityUniversityCollege: PG Broadcast Journalism (part-time lecturer)


Current Teaching responsibilities

PG Broadcast Journalism (Television production) – Leeds Trinity University

UG MFC: (Television Production) – Leeds Trinity University

UG Journalism (Radio & TV Production) – Leeds Trinity University

REF 2029 UOA

  • UOA34 - Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management