Paul is a visiting professor at City University, London and part time Course Leader for the MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University. His background is in magazine editing and editorial website management and he has contributed to several books about the internet and journalism. In 2009 Paul founded Help Me Investigate – a platform for crowdsourcing investigative journalism. The site was shortlisted for Multimedia Publisher of the Year in the 2010 NUJ Regional Media Awards, and won Best Investigation at the Talk About Local awards 2010. For the rest of his time Paul works as a consultant and trainer with media organisations in the UK and internationally, speaking widely. If you are doing something interesting, and would like me to be involved, let him know.