Job: Senior Lecturer
School/department: Leicester Media School
Research group(s): Leicester Centre for Journalism
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: 0116 207 8596
Andy Plaice lectures in practical journalism, having joined De Montfort University in 2006. He spent 18 years prior to that as a journalist and editor with Emap and Johnston Press.
He wrote the core practical modules for second and third year students and has recently developed a new module for arts & entertainment journalism, the latter of which links with Andy’s main area of interest within journalism.
As a feature writer and reviewer he has written for a wide range of publications, magazines and websites including the Sunday Express, The Stage, the Daily Express, theartsdesk.com, Writing magazine, the British Theatre Guide, the British Comedy Guide and The Voice.
Leicester Centre for Journalism
Arts and entertainments journalism, features and coverage of crime. Andy supervises dissertations in each of these areas.
Practical Journalism across first, second and third year modules; arts and entertainment journalism
BA (Hons) Creative Arts
BA (Hons) Journalism
BA (Hons) Journalism Joints
Association of Journalism Education, member since 2009
National Council for the Training of Journalists sub-editing and News Report examination teams
National Council for the Training of Journalists Proficiency Test
Examiner for the National Council for the Training of Journalists working on sub-editing and News Report exams
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