"The course I took at the Journalist Works was brilliant. It provided me with invaluable knowledge and experience in everything to do with journalism and sub-editing, which doesn't seem possible for such a short course."

Eleanor Stanley, Incisive Media



Shirley Tynan

Teaches: Design and Production

  • QuarkXPress
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator and Acrobat

Before teaching here...

  • 1982 - Studio Manager - Instant Print Studio
  • Working Night Overseer - Contract Pre Print - Managing weekly & monthly publications
  • Publications Manager & Studio Manager - The Graphic Group
  • Freelance Designer - British Airways Brochures & William Reed Publishing
  • Creative Director - Breakthrough Media and Marketing - production of house-builder magazines
  • Adobe InDesign tutor since 2003.
  • Lecturer - Production, Sub-Editing and Design for magazines
  • Tutor - QuarkXPress, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • 2008/09 - Lecturer for MA Magazine Journalism and Design and Production for Periodical Publishing - Kingston University


Shirley, what is your style of teaching/lecturing?

"Very informal. I like to work in teams of two or three - as in a working environment."

Do you have any work we can link to?

"I'm part-owner of ENM Solutions Limited. We publish two monthly equestrian magazines - NagMag and Drivetime."

What is your claim to fame?

I worked with Dave Sullivan and his team of five when he started up Sunday Sport.