3. Top Tutors
Any school is only as good as its students and teachers. If you are a willing student, we have some of the finest journalism and photography tutors in the land, who have extensive experience of national news and magazines.
Our sports journalism tutor Rick Broadbent is the Athletics Correspondent of the Times and the author of six books. Where else can you learn your trade from someone who is at the top of his game with a highly respected national newspaper?
Our magazine journalism course is taught by Ali Wood, who rose from work experience helper to magazine owner and publisher within a few, short years. Ali worked as a staff writer and sub-editor with one of Britain’s biggest magazine companies, IPC before creating her own successful lifestyle, listings and entertainment title for the South coast – Listed.
Our photojournalism courses are taught by Neil Turner, Vice-Chairman of the British Press Photographers’ Association. Neil has a thriving editorial and PR freelance portfolio and draws on more than ten years of experience of working for a national newspaper. His pictures have appeared in most national newspapers and he has extensive contacts within the industry. Neil also writes for photography magazines.
Our tutors on the core subjects of Media Law, Public Affairs, Reporting and Writing and Shorthand have all taught part-time on Bournemouth University’s BA (Hons) in Multi-Media Journalism.
Up To Speed’s founder Tom Hill taught television journalism at Bournemouth University for ten years and before that he worked as a producer on award-winning programmes for ITN, BBC News, Sky and GMTV.
There are still limited spaces available on our next courses starting on September 26th.