Personal details

Name
Associate Professor Leo Bowman
Position(s)
Associate Professor
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Communication
Discipline *
Journalism and Professional Writing
Phone
+61 7 3138 8163
Fax
+61 7 3138 8171
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy - Political Science (University of Queensland), MPubAdmin (University of Queensland), BA (University of Queensland)

Keywords

Broadcast journalism (radio & television), Journalistic enquiry techniques, News organisation & culture

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Associate Professor Leo Bowman brought his experience as a journalist with the Metropolitan and Regional ABC and regional newspapers to QUT when he began his teaching career in 1988.
His ABC television and radio work was featured both nationally and internationally. Leo has maintained strong industry and professional links and is a national executive member of the MEAA (Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance) Journalists’ section and is journalism vice president of the MEAA state branch.
Leo has a PhD in politics from the University of Queensland and his abiding interest in the principles of journalism enquiry and analysis has led to a range of international and national publications around this theme. He is currently involved in a cross-institutional project (with the University of Queensland and Griffith University) designed to generate research and teaching outcomes that improve public understanding of Indigenous issues and culture. He is also advising the Royal University of Bhutan on the implementation of a Media and Communication course.

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Experience

Federal Executive Media entertainment and arts  alliance

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Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.