Matthew Smith

P/T Lecturer (Hrly) - Journalism

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

Matt’s career started with the Financial Times and Associated Press, in Rome, before moves to the BBC and ITV Sport in 2001. While at ITV, Smith covered four World Cups, three European Championships, hosted coverage of FA Cup, Champions League and Europa League Finals, in addition to England football internationals, IPL cricket, snooker and darts.


Now with BT Sport, Matt works on Premier League, FA Cup, European football as well as being the face of the channel’s National League coverage. He also presented last year’s Ashes cricket and the T20 Cricket World Cup.

UK University

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Job Prospects

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

for Course Content

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021