Janey Gordon

Janey GordonJaney Gordon is a Principal
Lecturer in the School of Creative Arts, Technology and Design; Media Undergraduate Field Chair and Associate and Fellow for
the Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the University of Bedfordshire. She teaches radio broadcasting and her research interests
and publications are in the areas of community radio, mobile phones and media
pedagogy.

She has a background as a professional radio broadcaster and
started in radio as a BBC studio manager before going on to produce in schools
radio and then into BBC local radio. Her book “The RSL, Ultra-local Radio” (ULP) is used at both
undergraduate and postgraduate level and came about from working with the
students on the University radio station, Luton FM, which Janey organises. Her recent radio research, comparing Australian and UK community radio
stations was funded by the British Academy. The resulting first paper
may be accessed at  www.cbonline.org.au
She is the editor of Notions of Community. A Collection of Community Media Debates and Dilemmas (Peter Lang, 2009).

janey.gordon@beds.ac.uk

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