Mike Ungersma, an American journalist living in Wales, taught journalism on the post-graduate course at Cardiff University for more than twenty years. He is a broadcaster and writer, and was a founding member of the board of the European Journalism Training Association. He has acted as an advisor to the goverments of Kosovo and Macedonia for journalism training and education. He is the author of 'Coign of Vantage: Alexander Herzen and the Revolutions of 1848,' and 'Renaissance: The Rebirth of Cardiff.' He was the founder of the 'Reporting' series of international conferences for editors which began in 1989 with 'Reporting Europe: Beyond 1992.'