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Hill, Steve

Steve Hill Southampton Solent University, UK, Westminster University, UK

Steve Hill is senior lecturer in journalism at Westminster University, London. Prior to joining Westminster in 2015, he lectured at  Southampton Solent University and is a freelance technology journalist.

Steve is co-author of Online Journalism: The Essential Guide (SAGE, 2013) with Paul Lashmar of Brunel University. He has written about technology, the Internet and business for over 20 years. Prior to joining Solent, he worked at magazine giant EMAP in London, tech publisher (Incisive Media) and Paragon Publishing (now Imagine). He has also written on a freelance basis for: The Independent, Sunday Express, New Statesman, and Computing magazine.

Over the last 20 years Steve has interviewed some well-known names including: Bob Geldof, Alan Sugar, Richard Branson, Jerry Springer, David Bowie and Martha Lane-Fox (now  Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho). He has appeared on Sky News, Radio Five Live (Simon Mayo show), BBC London (Paul Ross Breakfast Show), Radio 1 Newsbeat, LBC, The BBC News Channel as a pundit.

His research interests include the usage of technology in journalism, particularly in relation to user-generated content. He studied politics at University of the West of England, Bristol and have a postgraduate journalism diploma, a masters in Media Practice, a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He currently sits on the committee of the AJE (Association for Journalism Education) and is a member of MeCSSA.