Communications Project Officer: Lee Pinkerton

Lee Pinkerton is ROTA's Communications Officer.

With a mission to Communicate the Race Equality Message Effectively (CREME) he performs the same role for the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) and The Runnymede Trust.

He brings with him over 20 years of media experience having worked as both a journalist and in public relations.

With a background in the arts, he started his journalistic career as a contributor to music publications Echoes and Hip-Hop Connection before becoming the Arts Editor for The Voice newspaper, and has also worked in the press office at BBC Radio 1, and appeared as a regular guest and as an occasional host of The African Caribbean Experience on BBC Radio Derby.

He also edited the websites for Kush Films and The TV Collective.

Most recently he was a Communications Officer at The University of East London (UEL).

He is also the author of two published books - The Many Faces of Michael Jackson and The Problem With Black Men.