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James Toney

Visiting Lecturer



James is the Managing Editor at News Associates and author of Sports Journalism: The Inside Track (Boomsbury, 2012).

An award-winning journalist and regular contributor to TV and radio, he has been highly commended for his journalism by Sport England and the Sports Journalists Association. He has often been shortlisted in the Sports Journalist of the Year category (the industry 'Oscars'), organised by trade magazine Press Gazette.

James was integral to the development of the NCTJ's Sports Journalism qualification, launched in September 2007. In 2012, James was selected to be a torch bearer for the Olympic Games in recognition for his work in sport. At St Mary’s, James prepares students for their NCTJ Sports Journalism and Reporting exams.

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