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Kevin O'Donovan

Course Leader

Department of Film and Media

Kevin O'Donovan, Course Leader


Kevin is an experienced journalist and began his career writing reviews and features for magazines while at university, which continued when working in internal communications and PR after graduating.

Later qualifying as a journalist, his first full time job in journalism was on the Weekend magazine of the Daily Mail, before joining the BBC as a multimedia broadcast journalist for its news website.

Kevin currently teaches on BA Sports Journalism and MA Sports Broadcast Journalism at Solent University, and also leads the master's courses for the University’s Department of Film and Media.

He is currently working on a PhD.

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.

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...