Ben Atkinson-Foster

About

I have a broad range of experience and interests which stretch across the creative industries, from broadcasting to writing, design and development. I’m the author of two novels, the presenter of a syndicated country music programme which airs on stations across the UK and an established web designer and developer, with a number of national and international websites and mobile apps to my name. I am currently the Digital Education Developer for the College of Arts at the University of Lincoln where I support and promote the adoption of digital tools for teaching and learning.

I hold two degrees in media from Lincoln, a First Class BA(Hons) degree in Media Production (2013) and an MA Degree in Digital Media (2015) and I’ve previously been awarded by the institution for Outstanding Contribution to the Lincoln School of Film and Media and as Intern of the Year for my creative design work in the year that followed my undergraduate graduation. In 2018 I became a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and began studying for a PGCHE with Falmouth University.

My training and experience within the creative industries is widespread and includes being an alumnus of the prestigious BBC Production Talent Pool, a six-month sabbatical studying and teaching at the Minnesota State University Moorhead in the USA, founding and managing a student radio station, Brayford Radio, and several years at the helm of my own design company, Tall Lime.

In my spare time, I enjoy playing the guitar and can often be found with my nose in a good book. I love cycling, regularly take the stage in amateur theatre and I’m currently challenging myself to learn Spanish… Las lecciones están yendo bien!