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Dr Fiona McKay

Biography Fiona McKay is a Lecturer in Journalism at RGU and Course Leader of the undergraduate BA Journalism programme. She completed her PhD in Journalism at the University of Strathclyde and was funded by the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland. She was formerly an academic tutor at the University of Strathclyde from 2015 to 2018.

Her professional experience also includes working as a freelance news reporter and digital reporter for six years, mostly for the Herald and Times Group (Newsquest) in Glasgow which includes the publications: the Herald, the Herald Online, the Sunday Herald, the Evening Times and the National.
Research Interests Gender and LGBTQI+ representation in the media; gender, media and political communication; discourse analysis; journalistic practice; social media
Teaching and Learning Modules taught across BA (Hons) Journalism and MA Journalism: News Writing, Media Semiotics and Discourse, Magazine Journalism, Digital Journalism, Political Communication