Mike Smith is one of Wales’ most respected journalists and broadcasters specialising in arts, travel, training and social trends. Having started his career as a print journalist, Mike also developed marketing and public relations skills, studying with the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He is now a qualified and experienced trainer, specialising in marketing and media. Mike works regularly for the Western Mail, South Wales Echo, the Daily Post, the BBC and various magazines including Opera Now and organisations ranging from National Dance Company Wales to Butetown Jazz Heritage Festival. A BA Joint Hons Graduate from the University of York, Mike also has a PGCE from the University of Wales, Newport and MA from Cardiff University.