James Mahon is an award-winning TV/Radio Anchor and Reporter, Author and University Lecturer
He moved to America from the North of England in 2012 and reported and anchored TV newscasts for CBS and PBS Affiliates including coverage of tornado damage, homicides and domestic terrorist attacks.
While in the U.S from 2012-15 he was also an international contributor and reporter covering political and social issues for Irish broadcaster RTE, featuring on World Report, Sean O’Rourke and Mary Wilson.
His monthly lifestyle TV series for WDEF CBS 12, “Through Irish Eyes”, received awards from the Associated Press, The Society of Professional Journalists and The Daughters Of The American Revolution.
He has also worked at WKOP, PBS in Knoxville and anchored radio shows in both the UK and Ireland.
The trilingual journalist is a graduate of the National Training Council of Journalism, The Broadcast Journalism Trainee Council, The University of Sheffield England and University of Ireland, Galway.
He is currently the programme leader for BA Journalism/Sports Journalism and a lecturer at the University of West Scotland teaching on both the BJTC accredited masters in broadcast journalism and the undergraduate.
Mahon is finishing a doctorate in mobile journalism of which the creative research output is a solo shot, edited, produced and presented documentary called, “The Mojo Revolution, News From The Palm Of Your Hand”. It has won numerous film festivals around the world and is available on Amazon Prime Video and also aired on PBS affiliates in America.
His acclaimed book “Through Irish Eyes” is available in all good bookstores and for online order.