He continues to work as a freelance journalist, writing regular blogs for media website www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk and features for InPublishing and Press Gazette magazines.
Steve's commentates on the media, politics, business and industry for BBC Radio 4, Radio 5 live, BBC News 24 and BBC Midlands Today, and is ‘Special Correspondent’ for BBC WM radio, where he has created and presented 30+ 'HARDtalk’ interview programmes. Broadcast training is one of Dyson Media's most popular products.
Many of Steve’s short courses in news, feature and web writing, interviewing skills, grammar, punctuation, proof-reading and editing are approved and used by the National Council for the Training of Journalists, where he also works on accreditation panels and as a syllabus consultant. Steve is a member of the Society of Editors and Birmingham Press Club.