19 Jun University of Essex appoints former BBC Editor as Director of Journalism
A former Managing Editor of BBC News Online has been appointed Director of Journalism at University of Essex.
Tim Fenton who has more than 30 years’ industry experience including several senior roles with the BBC was appointed to the role last month.
Fenton was part of the BBC Essex start-up team in 1986, first as Colchester reporter and then as a news producer in Chelmsford.
Commenting on his appointment Fenton said “I want to develop students who can tell important, honest stories about the world in a compelling way.”