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Lecturer in Broadcast Journalism, Queen's University Belfast

Don Duncan is a Lecturer of Journalism and Documentary at Queen's University Belfast. He has been a journalist, documentarian and film maker for 20 years working in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. He works across all media, with a particular interest and focus in audio-based storytelling. His research focus is currently on audio storytelling; formal innovations happening in and resulting from podcasting; hybrid work between various documentary media typologies. As a practitioner, Don is interested in innovation and experimental approaches to audio and audiovisual storytelling, including hybrid forms and playing with genre conventions. Others areas of interest include multilingualism and media practice; blending spoken work and live theatre with broadcast practice; fact/fiction hybrids; folklore and mythology; sound design; and puppetry.


  • 2018–present
    Lecturer in Broadcast Journalism and Documentary, Queen's University Belfast


  • 2014 
    Institut national supérieur des arts du spectacle et des techniques de diffusion (INSAS), MA Filmmaking
  • 2008 
    Columbia University in the City of New York, MA Journalism and Politics
  • 2007 
    Columbia University in the City of New York, MSc Broadcast Journalism
  • 2002 
    Trinity College Dublin, BA English