Lynn DixonLynn Dixon

Broadcast Journalism Tutor

Tel: (+44)(0)114 222 2543

Room 205

BA (Nottingham Trent), PGDip (Hallam)

Lynn Dixon has worked as a broadcast journalist in radio and TV for 20 years. A large part of that was as a senior broadcast journalist and news presenter for BBC Radio 1's Newsbeat. As well as working as a day reporter and presenter in London, she was also one of the north of England reporters covering the north-west patch. Lynn has also worked in commercial radio as News Editor and newsreader/reporter at Hallam FM in Sheffield.

Throughout her career, she has also worked for BBC Radio Sheffield, BBC Radio Derby, Yorkshire TV's Calendar news and BBC Choice (now BBC3). Her work has also been featured on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live. Alongside broadcast journalism, Lynn also produces voiceovers and commercial podcast features.

Lynn graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BA (Hons) in Contemporary Art and earned a postgraduate diploma in Broadcast Journalism at Sheffield Hallam University.


Lynn is the Broadcast Journalism MA course leader in the Department of Journalism Studies. She leads and teaches on the core practical modules JNL6008 Broadcast News, JNL6017 Advanced Broadcast Journalism and JNL6019 Broadcast Journalism Portfolio.

Lynn is also a Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) director, representing the department on the BJTC board.