Liam Thorp

Liam Thorp is the judge of our 2nd Year Student of the Year Award 2022. 

Liam Thorp is the award-winning Political Editor of the Liverpool Echo, one of the biggest regional news organisations in the country. In his role he reports on the biggest political stories across Merseyside while also writing about key national issues. He manages a team of local democracy reporters. Liam was named specialist writer of the year at the Regional Press Awards in both 2019 and 2020.

Liam was part of the first cohort of University of Salford students to study at the MediaCity campus where he picked up vital skills and work placements that allowed him to move into the industry and progress his career.