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Neil Merrick

Neil Merrick

Associate Lecturer

School of Business, Law and Communications


Neil has been a journalist for more than 30 years and a teacher for seven years. He has extensive experience of writing for newspapers and magazines, both in print and online.

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Teaching experience

    Neil has significant experience of teaching journalism at an undergraduate level. To find out more about Tim’s teaching experience, please follow the link below
    Neil previously taught on the National Council for Training of Journalists (NCTJ) diploma. He also teaches politics, sociology and English as a foreign language/English for speakers of other languages (Esol).
  2. Industry experience

    Neil has an extensive journalism background. This section contains more information about Neil's work history and any advantageous industry links he maintains.
    After an early background in regional journalism, Neil has mostly worked as a freelance. His articles have appeared in newspapers such as The Guardian and The Independent, and he continues to write for magazines about topics such as local government, housing and education.