2006 – 2012 – Manchester Metropolitan University (PhD – Ethnic Minority Radio: Interactions and Identity)
2003 – 2006 – Manchester Metropolitan University (BSc Information & Communications)
1992 – 1996 – Ashlawn Bilateral High School, Rugby
Prior to becoming a lecturer/researcher, Ellie’s most recent role was for Radio Regen, a community media charity. She worked to help support the community radio sector through their online presence and by developing a research toolkit.
Ellie has worked within the public, private and cooperative sectors. Organisations included a solicitors (an office junior), an IT recruitment firm (on their early website), a public sector advisory organisation (as a personal assistant and website manager) and a farming cooperative (as a personal and projects assistant which included their website). She has also been self-employed since 2006, working on website and project development for a variety of clients.
You have an instict for what makes a news story and a burning desire to tell it. Straight news, features, specialist areas, print, video, audio, online; whatever the medium you'll learn how to craft a strong story to reach your audiences.
BA Multimedia Journalism
MA Multimedia Journalism
My research interests are currently examining the untapped potential for journalism in community radio and issues around online newsgathering during major incidents. Previously I have worked with ethnic minority radio stations to explore identity and communities.
Media volunteer and trustee - CRIBS International