Carole Watson


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Programme Leader for Fashion Journalism

I worked as a journalist and editor for magazines and national newspapers for 25 years, including roles as Deputy Editor of Grazia and Head of Features at the Daily Mirror. 

I am also a member of the media law examinations board for the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). 

Teaching and supervision

I teach fashion journalism modules across the three years of the BA (Hons) Fashion Journalism programme as well as media law, regulation and court reporting to all undergraduate and postgraduate journalism students.


Areas of expertise

Magazines, journalism, fashion journalism, media law.

Further information

Quoted in publications:

Days of despair, days of triumph. Royals: 1981 to 2017
Toronto Sun, July 1, 2017

Is there a difference in the reporting of the Finsbury Park terror attack?
The Pool, June 18, 2017

The Archers: How could the media report Helen's trial?
BBC News, 15 September 2016

Author of media law and public relations chapters in:

Bradford, J  (2014) Fashion Journalism
McKay, J (2013, 3e) The Magazines Handbook


Last updated 05 March 2018