Caroline Hawtin

Senior Lecturer / Course Leader MA Broadcast Journalism / Course Leader Foundation Degree in Journalism

School of Journalism, Media and Performance

Greenbank Building, GR243

+44 (0) 1772 89 5692

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A graduate of Liverpool John Moores University, Caroline has more than twelve years' experience researching, producing and presenting broadcast journalism for the BBC. Since 2008, Caroline has been teaching and developing a range of modules throughout the journalism division, focusing on practical journalism and academic theory.


KNIGHT, M, & HAWTIN, C 2010, 'The New Global J-School: Issues Arising from the Internationalization and Monetization of Journalism Education', Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 65, 3/4, pp. 250-264.

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Caroline is currently working on a joint research project examining the ethical and ideological implications of teaching journalism in Asia, the Middle East and the former Soviet republics.


As part of the International Journalism teaching team, Caroline focuses on teaching practical radio and TV journalism as well as theory-based modules throughout the division. These include Journalism Ethics, UK Journalism and the Business of Journalism.

As course leader for MA/PGDip Broadcast Journalism, Caroline also teaches various aspects of practical radio journalism as well as supervising student journalism projects and dissertations.