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Damian Radcliffe is a journalist, researcher, and professor based at the University of Oregon, where he is the Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism, a Professor of Practice, an affiliate faculty member of the Department for Middle East and North Africa Studies (MENA) and the Agora Journalism Center, and a Research Associate of the Center for Science Communication Research (SCR).

Damian is also a three-time Knight News Innovation Fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, an Honorary Research Fellow at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Culture Studies (JOMEC), and a Life Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).

In Spring 2023 he was a Visiting Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford.

With over 25 years of experience in the media industry, Damian has worked in editorial, strategic, research, policy and teaching roles in the USA, Middle East and UK. This includes roles in all media sectors (commercial, public, government, regulatory, academic, and nonprofit/civil society) and all platforms (print, digital, TV and radio).

He continues to be an active journalist, writing regular features for Digital Content Next, the International Journalists' Network (IJNet), What's New in Publishing, and other outlets. His work focuses on digital trends, social media, technology, the business of media, and the evolution - and practice - of journalism.

As an analyst, researcher and trainer, he has worked with a wide range of additional industry and academic organizations including the BBC World Service, Facebook, FIPP, INMA, Thomson Reuters Foundation, The Washington Center for Equitable Growth, World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the United Nations.

He has been quoted on issues relating to digital media and journalism by major outlets such as Agence France-Presse (AFP), BBC News, BBC World Service, Business Insider, ESPN, Forbes, Marketplace, Monocle magazine, NPR, The New York Times, Snapchat, Wired and Voice of America.

He has been interviewed, and had his work featured, in leading trade publications such as the American Press Institute, CNN's Reliable Sources, Columbia Journalism Review (CJR), Editor & Publisher, Harvard's Nieman Lab, Poynter, PBS MediaShift and the Reuters Insitute for the Study of Journalism.

As a freelance journalist, his work has also been published by leading publications and trade outlets such as the BBC College of Journalism and BBC Academy, Columbia Journalism Review (CJR), The Conversation, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the University of Missouri, Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), Harvard's Nieman Lab, HuffPost, PBS MediaShift, Poynter, TheMediaBriefing, Your Middle East and ZDNet.

Damian is the founder and curator of the Demystifying Media speaker series, which brings leading academics and industry professionals to the SOJC. To date, more than 50 experts have participated in the program. You can catch some of their contributions via the series' podcast. Alongside this, Damian also publishes a podcast - Next Generation Leaders - featuring class conversations with young alumni of the SOJC.

Outside of this series, Damian has chaired sessions, provided training, and spoken at events, around the world including: North America (New York, Portland, Philadelphia, Colorado Springs, Albany; New York, Nashville, Topeka, Toronto, Chicago and Washington D.C.), UK (London, Edinburgh, Oxford, Cardiff, Belfast, Bristol), Europe (Paris, Brussels, Strasbourg, Vienna, Barcelona, Istanbul, Ankara, Amsterdam, Perugia, various cities in Germany) and the Middle East (Doha and Dubai), and virtually for events in Asia, South and Latin America.

Find out more about him on his website.