Julie Freer

Divisional Leader - Journalism, and Course Leader BA (Hons) Journalism

School of Journalism, Media and Performance

Greenbank Building, GR234

+44 (0) 1772 89 4750

Subject Areas: Journalism

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

Full Profile

Julie worked in the regional newspaper industry for 20 years before moving into teaching. She was a lecturer in Journalism at Salford University before moving to UCLan in 2002.


A chapter on the UK regional press in Anderson and Ward, 'The Future of Journalism in the Advanced Democracies' (Ashgate, 2007)


BA(Hons) History and Politics from Warwick University.

Postgraduate Certificate of Education,

NCTJ qualified Journalist

Research Interests

The UK Regional Press.

Teaching Activities

Practical Journalism teaching.