Mike Atherton OBE speaks to NCTJ students

Students on the NCTJ-accredited BA Sports Journalism at the University of Brighton heard from former England cricket captain and award-winning sports writer Mike Atherton OBE last week.

Mike, who had been covering the recent England tour for The Times and Sky Sports, spoke about his playing career as well as his move into commentary and writing.

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Following the lecture NCTJ chief examiner for sports journalism, Dave King, wrote about the talk and journalism training on his blog. Read it here.