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Alistair Magowan

Manchester, UK
Broadcast Journalist and Assistant Producer — BBC
As seen in: BBC
Covers:  Premier League, English football, European football, football tactics, football coaching, women's football, sports news, sports science, data analysis, golf, tennis

BBC Sport journalist and a Uefa B Licenced coach. You never stop learning.

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I am an experienced football writer for the BBC Sport website, having worked there for 12 years, but can also cover other sports including tennis, golf and boxing. I am rigorous journalist, a thorough analyst and enjoy writing original and in-depth stories.

I am also an experienced TV producer,...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Working at Radio City in Liverpool as a sports bulletin script writer.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Alas, no. Fortunate to be on the first wave of the digital revolution.

How is social media changing news?

Making it quicker, making it more competitive, limiting a reader's scope.