Christine Challand

Lecturer, Journalism

School of Arts

Theatre, Film & Media Production

Contact Details

tel: 01905 855374

Christine is a part-time lecturer in the Journalism department teaching news and feature writing. Her love of journalism began with an apprenticeship at the Nottingham Evening Post and has continued with a succession of posts working for the Birmingham Post and Mail, News Team News and Picture agency and for the national newspapers. She now works freelance for the Daily Mail Group, News Corp UK and Reach PLC.

Journalism is a hugely interesting, competitive and challenging profession and Christine is keen to assist and prepare the new generations of aspiring reporters, public relations officers and social media managers to follow such an exciting and rewarding career path.


Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education    
MA in Online Journalism


Christine teaches a variety of modules including news and feature writing, reporting politics and media law and ethics.


Christine's research interests as a working journalist lie mainly in ethics and codes of reporting conduct. Recent research includes the changing media landscape following the Levesen Inquiry and impact of tighter self-regulation.

Membership of Professional Bodies

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