Dr Eamonn O'Neill (Educator)
Dr O’Neill is one of the UK’s most respected journalists specialising in investigations in print, broadcast and online platforms.
His work has been recognised in major industry awards both nationally and internationally including: British Press Awards; Paul Foot Award for Investigative Journalism; BAFTA Awards (British Film and Television Academy); and most recently in the pre-eminent US-based IRE (Investigative Reporters & Editors) Awards – Special Category Tom Renner Award.
His articles have appeared in every broadsheet newspaper in the UK and on the BBC, Channel 4, Discovery Channel, and the Crime & Investigation Network. He has specialised in intelligence, crime and terrorism issues. He is noted for his work investigating miscarriage of justice cases and has presented conference papers, authored articles and consulted on training for students and professionals in this field.
Eamonn graduated from Strathclyde in 1989 and worked full-time in the media, both nationally and internationally, until taking up his teaching position in 2002. He still regularly authors major articles for a range of media publications, he also presents, produces and acts as executive producer on broadcast documentary projects and he regularly appears on national and international television stations commenting on news and current affairs. His scholarly articles feature in Investigative Journalism; Dead or Alive?, After Leveson? - The Future for British Journalism, The Phone Hacking Scandal: Journalism on Trial, What Do We Mean by Local? and Mirage in the Desert? Reporting the ‘Arab Spring’.
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