Mr Alan Williams
Profiles

Mr Alan Williams

Media & Communications Officer

Communication Services (External Relations)

Role

  • Principle media liaison for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Business, Academic Partnerships and Peninsula Arts, having also achieved national and international coverage through working with the School of Psychology, the School of Biological Sciences and the Marine Institute
  • Communications lead for University events including the Plymouth International Book Festival, Japan400 Plymouth, It's All About the River film festival, Plymouth Respect Festival
  • Day to day work includes writing press releases about world-leading research, funding and award successes, student and alumni achievement and community outreach and events
  • Work with academics to produce 'thought' pieces that have featured in regional and national publications
  • Also regularly produce articles for University publications including Connect, Enterprise, Research

Qualifications

National Council for Training in Journalism Newspaper Journalism Qualification. Have also undertaken training in the use of Social Media in Higher Education, and various other 'on the job' courses


Print journalist for 12 years, with experience of senior editorial roles on regional weekly and daily publications including Western Morning News, The Herald, Western Daily Press and Bath Chronicle.