Kevin Duffy

Kevin Duffy

Lecturer In Journalism

School of Journalism, Media and Performance

Greenbank Building GR259

+44 (0) 1772 89 01772 894775

Kevin Duffy worked as a full-time staff journalist for over 20 years before he began lecturing in the subject. He entered the journalism industry as a freelance reporter/photographer and his career includes four years as a newspaper editor – during which time his title won two Newspaper Society awards (2001, 2003) - and four years as a TV news reporter (Commended, RTS North West Awards 2006).

Full Profile

Kevin is the module leader for the modules: JN1504 - Media Law And Regulation; JN4507 - Law For Journalists; JN2509/JN3509/JN4508 - Politics And Society/Public Affairs.


  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Professional Practice In Education, UCLan, 2018
  • Post-Graduate Certificate In Teaching In Higher Education, Edge Hill University, 2014.
  • Diploma In Management Studies, Oldham Business Management School, 2002
  • BSc. Biological Sciences, Manchester Polytechnic, 1982

Membership of Professional and Learned Bodies

  • Member Of The Society Of Editors
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Delivering lectures and seminars in journalism law and public affairs to undergraduate and MA students; preparing students to sit university exams and National Council For The Training Of Journalists exams in both subjects; supporting colleagues delivering seminars in both subjects.


Duffy, K., (2018) How to survive the falling axe. British Journalism Review. Volume: 29 issue: 4, page(s): 26-31