about me

So Hello!

I am Martin Steers, this is my site and this is all about me.

I am a media person, although it’s more a radio person through and through, with a strong interest in the wider media ecology & landscape, developing media trends and also with a focus for community media & journalism.

Becoming more passionate about journalism and the power to tell stories to represent communities, report the truth, hold power to account and enact social change.

Career & work wise

I am currently half way through my masters in Multimedia Journalism at the University of Westminster, with a focus on Broadcast / Radio.

I am an associate lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, the defacto module leader for all the broadcast radio related modules in the English & Media department.

I am a director and lead practitioner of Home Counties Community Media CIC, running & supporting community media projects, teaching & training in media, marketing and communication skills, and also providing advice, support & guidance to not for profits with their marketing, media & communications.

Volunteer-wise I also do the following

I am the founder and chair of the national Community Radio Awards, set up to celebrate, promote and share best practice of the over 260 Ofcom licensed and broadcasting community radio stations.

I am the Assistant County Commissioner for Media & Communications at Oxfordshire Scouts, developing and delivering internal and external communications, improving and raising the perception of Scouting.

I am the founder and manager of Scout Radio the national broadcast radio team for the Scouts, providing radio stations at scouting events and enabling young people to give radio a go.

and something without anything to do with the media, I am the general manager of the Cambridge University Pythons American Football team!