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Personal profile

Overview

James Mahon is a TV/Radio Anchor and Reporter, Author and University Lecturer

He moved to America from the North of England in 2012 and has reported on a range of topics from triple homicides to meth busts and tornadoes as well as gang activity.

While in the U.S he was an international contributor and reporter covering gun legislation and terrorist attacks for Irish broadcaster RTE, featuring on World Report, Sean O’Rourke and Mary Wilson.

His monthly lifestyle TV series, Through Irish Eyes, has received awards from the Associated Press, The Society of Professional Journalists and The Daughters Of The American Revolution.

Prior to making his way to Chattanooga, he worked at WKOP, PBS in Knoxville and anchored radio shows in both the UK and Ireland.

The trilingual journalist  is a graduate of the National Training Council of Journalism, The Broadcast Journalism Trainee Council, The University of Sheffield England and University of Ireland, Galway.

He is currently a journalism lecturer at the University of West Scotland teaching on both the masters in broadcast journalism and bachelors in sports journalism

His acclaimed book “Through Irish Eyes” is available in all good bookstores and online in summer 2016.

In his spare time he writes and acts in local film and drama productions and plays and coaches semi-professional soccer.

Area of academic expertise - outline

Focusing on mobile video journalism. How we tell stories through portable devices in areas of conflict for TV news. Have just visited Iraq/Mosul/Kurdistan aim to compare and contrast with other regions including Scotland and the U.S

Current research activities

Currently examining the number of stories told via mobile devices vs traditional broadcast means and anaylyzing literature in this field from the UK.

Target collaborative companies

KNN- KURDISTAN NATIONAL NEWS

STV/BBC

APPLE/IPHONE

Other areas of expertise available for knowledge exchange

NEW MEDIA, SOCIAL MEDIA STORYTELLING ALSO INTEREST ME, BITESIZE NEWS, WHY WE WANT IT LIVE AND NOW AND IN SMALL PIECES NOT LONG FORM JOURNALISM. AUDIENCE DEMOGRAPHICS ALSO AND CONCERNS SURROUNDING COPYRIGHT NEWS MATERIAL IN THE 21ST CENTURY

External positions

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT, RTE/BBC

Keywords

  • HT Communities. Classes. Races
  • NE Print media
  • TR Photography
  • LA History of education

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Research Output

Media manipulation and happiness

Mahon, J. P., 31 Oct 2019, Mental Health for Millennials . MacGiolla Bhuí, N., Noone, P. & Housel, R. (eds.). Ireland: Book Hub Publishing Group, Vol. 3. 8 p. (Mental Health For Millennials).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
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  • 14 Downloads (Pure)

    Mobile journalism: a revolution or an evolution

    Mahon, J. P., 11 Jul 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePresentation

    File
  • 20 Downloads (Pure)

    The mojo revolution: news from the panel of your hand

    Mahon, J. P., 24 Jul 2019

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

  • Untold stories, from the palm of your hand

    Mahon, J. P., 8 Jul 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

    Open Access
    File
    14 Downloads (Pure)

    Prizes

    Associate Press Awards, Political Reporting

    Mahon, James (Recipient), 28 Apr 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Best Mobile Film, Crown Wood International Film Festival

    Mahon, James (Recipient), 15 Sep 2019

    Prize: National/international honour

    Best TV Reporter

    Mahon, James (Recipient), 27 Apr 2014

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Deadline/Breaking News Reporting,

    Mahon, James (Recipient), 25 Apr 2014

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Mojo Italia, Official Selection and Screenings

    Mahon, James (Recipient), 26 Sep 2019

    Prize: National/international honour

  • Activities

    • 3 Participation in conference
    • 1 Invited talk
    • 1 Oral presentation
    • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

    BJTC Summer Conference 2018

    James Mahon (Invited speaker)

    3 Jul 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    MCS Symposium

    James Mahon (Invited speaker)

    26 Jun 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    AJE Summer 2018 Conference

    James Mahon (Invited speaker)

    28 Jun 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    MCS Symposium

    James Mahon (Speaker)

    26 Jun 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    University of Sulaimani

    James Mahon (Visiting researcher)

    5 May 201712 May 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

    Press / Media

    Brexit from an EU Angle

    James Mahon

    10/04/19

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    I've left Ireland four times in five years. I had no reason to stay

    James Mahon

    10/11/17

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    War Journalism

    James Mahon

    15/06/17

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment