Deborah Robinson

Senior Lecturer in Broadcast Journalism, Course Leader BA(Hons) Journalism

School of Journalism, Media and Performance

+44 (0) 1772 89 4749

Deborah is research active within the area of journalism, media theory and practice and is a member of the Journalism research group

Full Profile

Deborah joined the department in October 2002. Previously, she spent 10 years as a TV Reporter for the BBC. Deborah worked on the regional news programme ‘ North West Tonight’ and also on the political programme ‘Northwestminster’ and the documentary series ‘Close-up North’. She has worked in regional newspapers, national magazines, radio and public relations.


Currently researching the future of broadcast journalism in the UK, for a book chapter.


Year 1 and Year 3 undergraduate students.

External Activities

'Registered Practitioner' status with the Higher Education Academy.