Damian Radcliffe is the Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism at the University of Oregon, a Fellow of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, an Honorary Research Fellow at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Culture Studies, and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).
He is an experienced Digital Analyst, Consultant, Journalist and Researcher who has worked in editorial, research, teaching and policy positions for the past two decades in the UK, Middle East and USA.
Damian is a regular contributor to the BBC Academy, CBS Interactive (ZDNet), Huffington Post, MediaShift and TheMediaBriefing; writing about digital trends, social media, technology, the business of media and the evolution of journalism.
His experience encompasses roles at the BBC, the NGO Volunteering Matters, Ofcom – the UK Communications Regulator – and Qatar’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR); working across all media sectors (commercial, public, government, regulatory, academic and non-profit/civil society) and all media platforms (digital/online, TV, radio and print).
As a freelancer, Damian has worked for a wide range of industry and academic organisations, including: Abramis Academic Publishing, ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, BBC Academy, BBC Media Action, BBC Monitoring, Cass Business School, Centre for Research on Communities and Culture, City University London, Cognizant, Eyewitness Media Hub, Huffington Post, IBC Content Everywhere, journalism.co.uk, JustHere, Media Development Investment Fund, MediaShift, NESTA, Northwestern University in Qatar, nuviun, Online Journalism Blog, Qatar Today, Street Fight, TEDx Reset (Turkey), TheMediaBriefing, The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University, Routledge and Your Middle East.