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Dr Graham Bond

Senior Lecturer

Department of Film and Media

Graham Bond


Graham is an academic and former journalist with ten years'​ experience on newspapers and magazines in the UK and Asia. Before joining Solent in 2015, he completed his doctorate in Chinese media and political communications at CAMRI, the University of Westminster's internationally-renowned media research institute. He holds an MA in visual journalism and his undergraduate degree in American Studies – completed partly at the University of Texas at Austin – majored on independent American cinema.

His research and teaching interests include political communication, cinematic and journalistic realism, media convergence, and the use of cinematic devices in online and broadcast news.

In addition to his teaching work, Graham acts as a review editor on the Sage journal Global Media and China and work as an External Examiner on postgraduate media and journalism courses at Royal Holloway and Bolton Universities.

Further information

Graham began his journalism career in regional print journalism in the UK. He was deputy editor of the Shanghai-based travel magazine Asia and Away, and worked as a columnist for the China Daily newspaper, as well as contributing articles to The Times, The Australian, and the South China Morning Post. He has authored a total of six travel books on China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Taught courses

BA (Hons) Sports Journalism

Turn your love of sports into a writing career. Join the longest running BJTC-accredited sports journalism degree in the UK, where graduates go into jobs with the biggest names in the industry.

BA (Hons) Film and Television

Unleash your creativity with a TV and film career. Learn from industry experts in professional-grade facilities, and join our internationally successful graduates at the BBC, Sky, Disney and beyond.

MA Sports Broadcast Journalism

Want to bring your sports knowledge to radio, the internet or television screens? Solent’s Sports Broadcast Journalism master’s degree is an advanced course designed to help...