School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies


Ms Claire Perry

  • Qualifications: BSc Social Sciences, Cert Ed
  • Role Title: Interim Course Leader, Journalism
  • Address: Milldam, Burnaby Road, Portsmouth, Hants PO1 3AS
  • Telephone: 023 9284 2216
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  • Department: School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Claire worked on regional papers as a news reporter, features writer, sports reporter, sub and arts correspondent. In that time she covered a wide range of events and personalities, from the Princess Diana funeral to interviewing Johnny Marr. Claire has taught popular music and media studies for a number of years. She is experienced in event management and public relations - running a number of events in and around Portsmouth including recently working for the team delivering Victorious Festival. Her specialist interests include the music industry, technology, popular culture and sport.

Teaching Responsibilities

Single and joint honours journalism:

  • Unit co-ordinator for:
    • Press and Public Relations
    • Feature Writing
  • Lecturer on:
    • Theories and Techniques of Journalism
    • Sports Journalism.

Research profile

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