James McDonald

james mcdonald profile

Associate Lecturer

School of Arts

Contact Details

email: James.mcdonald@worc.ac.uk

James runs his own production company, providing digital content to clients that include businesses, charities and universities. He trained as a broadcast journalist and worked for more than 20 years in radio and television in the UK and the Netherlands.

More recently he completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, this is his fifth year working at the University of Worcester.

James teaches Design and Media Awards and Commercial Video, along with the Law and Broadcast Modules.


  • Geography BA (Hons), University of Birmingham
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism, University of Falmouth
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Worcester


CMED3005 – Design and Media Awards

DMED1001 – Digital Media Production

JOUR1009 - Practical Journalism Skills

JOUR1011 – Introduction to Video Production Skills

JOUR2010 – Digital Reporting Techniques

JOUR2000 – Journalism, Law, Ethics and Society

Professional bodies

Fellow, Higher Education Academy