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Dr Colm Murphy

Subject Leader in Media, Film & Journalism

Profile image of Dr Colm Murphy


Room I153 Cromore Road Coleraine Co. Londonderry BT52 1SA



Dr Colm Murphy lectures in media law, investigative journalism, journalism practice and interactive journalism. He has won several national awards for journalism and written a number of investigative documentaries which topped the ratings on Irish television.

The University's MA Journalism, on which he teaches on, was rated best performing accredited National Council for the Training of Journalists course in the UK in 2009. He writes for The Sunday Times and Timesonline and is a regular contributor to television and radio programmes in the UK and Ireland.

In the University he is responsible for links between industry and the School of Media, Film and Journalism in research, short courses and curriculum development. He has degrees in finance, a masters' in interactive media and postgraduate qualifications in European law, planning law and higher education teaching.

Professional Affiliations

Association for Journalism Education and the International Association for Media and Communications Research.