Tony Padman

Tony Padman became a news reporter on local and regional newspapers in 2003 where he gained a solid grounding in news and features. His teaching experience includes journalism courses for colleges and universities - including Birkbeck College where he also studied. Tony now freelances for several Fleet Street newspapers and magazines.

Describe your approach to teaching

My approach to teaching combines my skills as a journalist and teacher to give students the tools and confidence they need to write in a simple and straightforward journalistic style.

What inspires your own work?

My inspiration comes from thinking about the reader and finding a great story they want to see. Having plenty of ideas and specialising in various subjects are vital to success.

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