Richard Fern

I’m a  journalist and academic. I lecture at a number of universities – and pretty soon I’ll be an academic Doctor. Click on the pull down menu to find out more about my work.

Based in Birmingham – my journalism has has been published in The Guardian, The Times Higher, Maxim, Esquire and a host of other titles. From hard news to features; from the wildly creative to the focussed and technical; you can Click here for examples of my writing.

NCTJ-trained and NUJ accredited I work with national and regional titles providing focused investigative journalism, well-observed features, court reporting and intelligent think-piece op eds.

I’m also a media-trainer. My courses cover

  • Media awareness – what do the media want, and how to use the their agenda
  • Media writing – how to write press releases that get published
  • Media interviewing – How to survive media interviews on TV and Radio