Media Support

Andy Ford (Press/Media liaison)

Age: 43

Job: Sports journalist, TV producer, University lecturer.

Background: Having worked as a journalist for 25 years I currently work for Sky Television as a reporter/producer. Written for national newspapers and magazines covering news and sport since 1988 and worked for ITV as a reporter/producer/presenter and news organizer for 10 years. Currently also work as senior lecturer in sports journalism at the Southampton Solent University. Experienced in advanced video editing and production.

Contact (08701) 522999

John May (Press/Media liaison)

Age: 51

Job: Course Leader in Sports Journalism at Southampton Solent University.

Background: Senior sports writer for the BBC, worked as senior sports journalist for the Daily Echo, Southampton for more than 20 years. Extensive web development experience.

Contact (07989) 463977