Steve Hill

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Short biog

Steve Hill. Westminster UniversitySteve Hill, is course leader of the MA Multimedia Journalism course at Westminster University, London, UK. Prior to joining Westminster in 2015, he lectured at Southampton Solent University.

He has worked in technology and business journalism for over 20 years and has written for the Independent, Sunday Express, New Statesman, New Media Age and Web Designer magazine among many other print and online publications. He has also appeared as a pundit on the BBC News Channel, Sky News, ITN and numerous radio outlets and has written books about technology.

During the late 1990s and early 2000, he reported extensively on the dotcom boom and bust as senior editor at Internet Magazine at EMAP in London. He holds postgraduate qualifications in journalism, is a fellow of the HEA (Higher Education Academy) and is currently studying for a PhD. He also sits on the committee of the AJE (Association for Journalism Education).



Lecturer in journalism and runs modules focusing on multimedia journalism skills, news and feature writing and digital news production.

Guest lecture on MA Web Science at the University of Southampton. External examiner at University for the Creative Arts (UCA Farnham) and Leeds Beckett on their journalism courses.

Course validator London Met, London College of Fashion (LCF) and University of Buckingham


Elected committee member –  AJE (Association for Journalism Education).

Individual member – MeCCSA

Fellow – HEA 


Research interests include the usage of technology in journalism.

  • Mobile journalism
  • Social media usage in journalism
  • Verification / fake news
  • CMS – WordPress, Joomla! etc.

I am available to talk about this stuff in detail to anyone who will listen.

Book writing

A) Trade:

I am actively seeking new trade projects and can be contacted through my agent: Creative Authors.

B) Educational:

I am available for educational / research projects around online journalism. Contact me via this site.

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Steve Hill, Westminster University