He's edited the Daily Mirror, blogs for MediaGuardian, is a professor of journalism at City University and now he's got another job.
Roy Greenslade reveals on his blog today that he is to be the community reporter for the Kemp Town area of Brighton, where he lives, for the local daily, The Argus.
The job opportunity came from a bit of smart thinking by Jo Wadsworth, the new web editor at The Argus.
She heard Roy extolling the virtues of hyperlocality at a recent Frontline Club event and offered him the Kemp Town patch....and he has accepted the challenge.
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