Dr. Chris Paterson
- Job title: Principal Investigator
- Email: C.Paterson@leeds.ac.uk
- Telephone: +44-113 343 7619
- Faculty: Arts
- School: School of Media & Communication, University of Leeds
- Location: University of Leeds, UK
He teaches and researches in the areas of international journalism and international communications. His research concerns the production and flow of international news; the safety of journalists; media and journalism in Africa; and communication for development. He has written extensively on news agencies and on news production research methodology.