Damian Radcliffe is the Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism, a Professor of Practice, and an afffiliate of the Department for Middle East and North Africa Studies (MENA), at the University of Oregon. Alongside holding the Chambers Chair at the School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC), he is also 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, and has worked in editorial, research, policy, and teaching positions for the past two decades in the UK, Middle East, and USA. This includes roles in all media sectors (commercial, public, government, regulatory, academic, and nonprofit/civil society) and all platforms (print, digital, TV and radio).
Damian continues to be an active journalist, writing monthly columns for ZDNet (CBS Interactive) and What's New in Publishing, and frequently appearing in journalism.co.uk. He writes about digital trends, social media, technology, the business of media, and the evolution of journalism.
Before joining the University of Oregon in 2015, Damian previously worked full-time for The Local Radio Company, BBC, Volunteering Matters, Ofcom (the UK communications regulator), and Qatar’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR).