Carl Hartley

Carl Hartley


I am a full-time lecturer in journalism at the University of Leeds, bringing more than 22-years of industry experience to the classroom.

I teach broadcast and digital journalism while also leading on digital education within the School of Media and Communication.

I freelance as a newsreader at BBC 5-Live and other BBC and commercial radio stations.

I am an experienced manager developing and growing radio audiences, implementing company strategy, changing working practices, looking after budgets and increasing business revenue and profits.

I have lots of experience in mentoring presenters and journalists to help improve professional growth and on-air content.

I have a wealth of experience reading live news bulletins for both local and national broadcasters, presenting live programmes or reporting from breaking news stories working for industry leaders including the BBC, Bauer and News UK.

I am a qualified Broadcast Journalist with a Masters Degree from the University of Central Lancashire.


  • Teaching Fellow - Journalism
  • School of Media and Communication Digital Education Academic Lead
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  • MA Broadcast Journalism