Mr Neil Manship

Neil Manship

Position: Senior Lecturer in Journalism

College: College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Department: Humanities

Subject area: Journalism

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I am a senior lecturer on the BA Journalism course

Teaching responsibilities

I teach across a range of platforms. My specialist area is video and television journalism, although I also teach radio, print and online journalism.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Association of Journalism Education


  • BA (hons) in social science from Manchester Metropolitan University 
  • National certificate from the National Council for the Training of Journalists
  • Postgraduate certificate in higher education 

Experience in industry

  • News and sport reporter at the Derby Telegraph
  • District reporter for the Western Daily Press - the morning regional newspaper covering the west of England
  • Reporter, producer, newsreader and presenter for BBC Radio Devon
  • Television reporter and producer for BBC Points West in Bristol
  • Programme producer and manager for BBC Look North in Leeds
  • Newsgathering editor for BBC North West in Manchester
  • Reporter for BBC Online News
  • Press and public relations consultant
  • Media trainer 

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