Mark holds a NCTJ Certificate in Journalism from News Associates (UK) and a BA in Politics and American Studies from the University of Nottingham (UK). He previously worked as General Editor for ESPN FC (London), Digital Managing Editor for Sport360 (UAE) and has worked as a freelance writer for publications including Esquire, London Evening Standard, FourFour Two, Manchester United, The Times, Edgar, and Shortlist.
A Member of the Sports Journalists Association (UK), Mark has participated as a moderator at conferences in Dubai including the Future Sports City Summit, STEP Conference, and the UAE National Journalism Conference. His classroom teaching covers both contemporary and digital journalism.
2016 STEP Conference, Dubai - Moderator, ‘How Tech Helped the NBA Champions’
2016 Future Sports City Summit, Dubai - Moderator, ‘The Role of Media in Sport Promotion, Fan Engagement and Knowledge’
2017 UAE National Journalism Conference, Dubai - Moderator, ’Journalism in the Post Truth Era’
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