Roger Perkins

Programme Director, Journalism

Roger Perkins, Lecturer in Journalism in the University of Buckingham's English Department, 6th best in the UKHead of Journalism

Roger Perkins is an experienced journalist in the print, online and broadcast media. He started as a journalist on the Birmingham Post, and has since been a member of editorial teams on the Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Mirror, as well as on magazines such as Punch, TV Times and Q. In 1998 Roger became deputy editor of the Electronic Telegraph website, subsequently international editor on the Vizzavi web portal, and then, for T-Mobile UK, editor of mobile content.  He is joint founder of the PR company Seager UK, for which he acts as creative director. His teaching has taken him to Algeria, Italy, Venezuela and Spain.


  • BA, Modern History , University of Liverpool
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education
  • RSA Diploma in TEFL, International House London

Teaching Expertise

  • Cultural Journalism
  • Newsgathering
  • Media Law
  • Public Relations
  • Editorial management

Research Interests

  • Anarchism and crime
  • Post-war Britain
  • The English Civil War
  • Press history

Contact Details

Recent Publications

  • Contributor on the arts to Seven (The Sunday Telegraph) and the Evening Standard
  • Often reviews the papers on BBC Three Counties Radio
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