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Tom Pinfold, Television Presenter (MA Military History, 2013)

Tom made his television debut presenting BBC2's Tudor Monastery Farm series, alongside his co-stars Ruth Goodman and Peter Ginn. From the makers of the popular Victorian Farm, Edwardian Farm and Wartime Farm, Tudor Monastery Farm was a six-part factual series which was broadcast in 2013.It saw the presenters living as tenant farmers on land owned by the Monastery in the year 1500, and exploring farming methods which would have been typical to that period.

In 2014, archaeologist and historian Tom also presented Secrets of the Castle, once again alongside Ruth Goodman and Peter Ginn. The series saw the presenters learn about living in the medieval world and helping to rebuild a castle in France. In addition to television presenting, Tom works as a Royal Nay Reservist in Liverpool, personal trainer and masseur.

Michael Campbell, Professional Drummer (TV Production, 2005)

After graduating with a degree in TV Production, Michael did move in to the entertainment business, but it was in more of a pronounced role as a a drummer in the indie rock band, the Courteeners. He has enjoyed a successful rise in prominence with sell out tour dates and five studio albums.

In 2009, the Courteeners joined Morrissey on his American tour and the following year were invited to support Noel Gallagher at the Royal Albert Hall. In November 2015, the Courteeners were included at number 5 in Radio X's 'The 15 Greatest Manchester Bands Of All Time' list. In 2016, their song 'Not Nineteen Forever' was ranked number 59 in Radio X’s 'Best Of British' (the top 100 best British songs of all time) poll.

Paul Salt, Radio Presenter (Communication and Media Studies, 1997)

Paul first got in to radio while studying at the Warrington campus, working part time at Signal Radio in Stoke-on-Trent. Upon graduating Paul got a job as a Sports Producer at Radio City in Liverpool, before becoming a journalist at Century Radio in Manchester. He then returned to Radio City as Deputy News and Sports Editor and also became a regular on the breakfast show for six years.

In 2005, he moved to Real Radio (now GMG Radio), where he was co-presenter of Real Radio Breakfast with Ditchy and Salty. In 2008, he also began work as a freelance presenter on Liverpool FC TV until 2012 when he left both Liverpool FC TV and Real Radio to become a Broadcast Journalist and Radio Presenter on BBC Radio.

He currently works at BBC Radio Merseyside on the drive time and sports slots, as well as a Saturday morning show. Over the years Paul has won several awards including; GMG Radio Breakfast Show of the Year 2010 and Sony Bronze Award 2011 - Best Entertainment Show.

Dave Vitty, Radio Broadcaster (Media Studies and Business Management, 1995)

Dave graduated from the Warrington campus in 1995. After graduating, he had a spell working as a Bar Manager and a Freelance Administrator for a marketing company before getting his break with the BBC in 1996 doing music copyright reports. Later that year he joined the Radio One team as a 'Studio Tech Op'.

By 1998, Dave was a broadcast assistant on Chris Moyles' early morning show and he soon became the head writer and director of comedy - eventually becoming better known as 'Comedy Dave'. He moved with Moyles to the drivetime slot before spending 8 years on his breakfast show, The Chris Moyles Show, until its final airing in 2012. Dave spent 16 years at the BBC.

Dave has also made television appearances on Match of the Day, Football Focus, and was a contestant in the 2011 series of Dancing on Ice. Between 2010 and 2012, Dave narrated the Channel 4 series, Coach Trip, for a total of four series. Dave has also written and presented other shows on BBC Radio 5 Live, written a book, and helped raise in excess of £12 million over 10 years for Comic Relief and Sport Relief. In 2014, Dave co-founded a production company called Stripey Horse. He is currently director of Dave Vitty Media and Spencer Lloyd Property Sourcing.

Rob Wotton, Television Presenter, (Health and Community Studies, 1990)

Rob is currently a Sky Sports News HQ presenter and since joining Sky Sports News, he has presented a number of their frontline football productions, inclusing Revista de la Liga and Bundesliga Review.

Previously, Rob took his first major steps into sports journalism working for Capital Gold Radio in London, where he covered many football matches and was a correspondent at events such as Euro 1996 and the France 1998 FIFA World Cup. He has also provided the commentary for Chelsea TV's official DVD.

In 2016, Rob was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) by the University of Chester in recognition of his outstanding contributions to sports journalism and broadcasting, and in particular for his contributions to the University during his time here as Students' Union President. Rob studied Health and Community Studies from 1987 to 1990 at the former Chester College, before spending a sabbatical year as Students' Union President from 1990 to 1991. Rob is also a keen cyclist and a scuba diving instructor.

The late Jim Bowen, Television Presenter/Comedian (Teacher Training, 1959)

Jim was a stand-up comedian and TV presenter who was best known as the long-time host of ITV's game show Bullseye, which he hosted from 1981 until 1995.Jim worked as a PE teacher and deputy headmaster after graduating, then moved in to show business having joined a local dramatic society and working part-time as a stand-up comedian.

He first appeared on Granada TV's The Comedians and many other television opportunities followed.