Milverton Wallace

Milverton Wallace has been involved in digital media and online journalism since the 1980s. Wallace taught news writing, production design, Internet research and web authoring in the Department of Journalism, City University, London from 1992-2000. There he developed and taught the first Internet course for journalism students in the UK, beginning in 1992.

He also founded and organised the annual NetMedia conference on the Media and the Internet and the European Online Journalism Awards from 1995-2003. At City University he was a founder-member of the Internet Research Study Group, now renamed the CIBER Group and located at University College, London. Before joining City University Milverton Wallace was London Desk Editor of South magazine (1980-84), Production Manager of the Third World Quarterly (1984-88) and Editor of the Jamaica Record (1988-91), a daily newspaper published in Kingston, Jamaica.

Under his editorship, the Jamaica Record built the first networked newsroom outside North America. Wallace has extensive experience in magazine and newspaper journalism, print production and book design. He obtained a BA in Communications at Sheffield Hallam University (1979) and an MA in Publishing at Leeds University (1980). He writes and consults on digital media and is currently developing a series of digital media workshops for 16-19 year-olds.