Tim Wall is Professor of Radio and Popular Music Studies and Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media at Birmingham City University. He researches into music industries and cultures and music and radio. He has led knowledge exchange projects with music and radio organisations and the wider creative industries. He was formerly an AHRC Knowledge Exchange Fellow and the Principle Investigator of the BBC Listeners Online project.
His recent publications have included the second edition of his book Studying Popular Music Culture, and articles on music radio online, punk fanzines, the transistor radio, personal music listening, popular music on television, television music histories, jazz collectives, Duke Ellington on the radio, The X Factor and radio sound. He is currently editing a book on the Northern Soul Scene and writing the history of jazz on BBC radio from 1923 to 1973.