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Vanessa Edwards

Vanessa Edwards

Lecturer, BA (Hons) Journalism

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    020 7815 8989
  • School/Division:
    Arts and Creative Industries / Film and Media; Arts and Performance; Creative Technologies

Vanessa is an award-winning broadcast journalist, whose former employers include BBC News in London and a number of ITV regions. She remains a working freelance journalist, whose specialisms are research and video news production.

As Chief Examiner in Videojournalism for the National Council for the Training of Journalists, Vanessa is at the forefront of researching and developing journalism practice for the future. The role involves collaboration with employers and working journalists from across the profession.

Vanessa has a postgraduate certificate in education practice and her publications include the textbook “Research Skills for Journalists”.

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  • Chief Examiner for the NCTJ
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy