Steve Dyson's background
Steve entered journalism at Caters News Agency in Birmingham in 1991, then reporting for the Metro News and Sunday Mercury. He joined the city's Evening Mail in 1994 as industrial correspondent, covering major stories such as the 'Fat Cat' pay controversies, rail strikes and the Rover car crisis. He co-authored 'We Ain't Going Away!' The Battle for Longbridge' with historian Carl Chinn in 2000.
He served the paper as news editor, features editor and deputy editor, before moving north to edit the Evening Gazette, Teesside, where he headed various campaigns such as 'Save Our Steel', 'Kerb the crawlers' and 'Let the boats come in'.
He returned to the Birmingham Mail as editor in 2005, running the title as a campaigning paper for a changing city, also editing the Sunday Mercury and leading all journalistic training for Trinity Mirror Midlands.
From 2010 Steve has run Dyson Media training consultancy and is also a regular BBC broadcaster and media pundit. Separately, he is a non-executive board member of Waterloo Housing Group. Based in the Midlands, Steve is married to Ruth and they have three sons, Thomas, Ben and Daniel.
- 'Business Reporter of the Year', BT Regional Awards 1995
- 'Newspaper of the Year', North East Press Awards 2004
- 'Campaign of the Year', Trinity Mirror Media Awards 2006
- 'Best Regional Newspaper', Plain English Campaign Awards 2009
- 'Newspaper of the Year', Midlands Media Awards 2009
Call Steve on 0781 8004575 or email email@example.com