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School of Arts and Media

Debbie Manley

Lecturer in Journalism/Programme Leader MA Journalism with Public Relations and Digital Comms


Debbie Manley is an award-winning journalist with experience working with local, national and international media.

She has worked on news, features and sport on a wide range of publications including Cardiff Herald and Post, Venue magazine, Mid Anglia Newspapers, the East Anglian Daily Times and Sunday People.

Freelance journalist published in Daily Mirror, The Sun, Daily Mail, Daily Star, Manchester Evening News, London Evening Standard, US Life & Style, OK, Bella, New, Heat, Fabulous, Woman, Chat, Closer, More, Sugar, Real People.

TV and radio appearances include: You Can’t Fire Me I’m Famous (with Piers Morgan), 50 Worst Celebrity Mistakes, Tonight With Trevor McDonald and BBC Radio Manchester.

PR work has included: Greater Manchester Fringe, Camden Fringe, Manchester Comedy Festival, Lassfest, Coronation Street Live, Associated British Ports, Beverley Borough Council and Evening Primrose Oil.

Showbiz Writer of the Year at the British Press Awards 2005.


Media Law and Ethics, Public Affairs, Feature Writing, Celebrity Journalism, PR.