Martin Smith

Martin Smith MA, BA, PGCLTHE

Senior Lecturer in Journalism


Martin teaches on the Sports Journalism MA, Creative Writing MA and undergraduate Law for Journalists, History of Journalism, Journalism Skills, and Investigations and Research modules at undergraduate level.


Martin also write a sports column and food reviews for the Sheffield Star and has been a journalist in Sheffield for 25 years.


Yorkshire Journalist Of The Year and Yorkshire Feature Writer Of The Year 2010; three times Sports Journalism Association Regional Journalist Of The Year; four times Yorkshire Sports Journalist Of The Year and Press Gazette Sports Writer Of The Year 2003.

Specialist areas of interest

Development of Sports Journalism
Particular interest in Sports and News Journalism and the organisation and development of sport and sporting clubs in the 19th Century


Department of Media Arts and Communication

College of Business, Technology and Engineering



Journal articles

Casasola, V., CassarĂ , L.P., Bianchi, S., Verstocken, S., Xilouris, E., Magrini, L., ... Ysard, N. (2017). Radial distribution of dust, stars, gas, and star-formation rate in DustPedia face-on galaxies. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 605, A18.

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