Jon Colman

Jon Colman is a sports journalist and author from Cumbria. He has worked for the News & Star and Cumberland News newspapers and websites since 2005, mainly reporting on Carlisle United Football Club and winning a number of industry awards in the process, including Regional Sports Journalist of the Year six times at the British Sports Journalism Awards. He has ghost-written two autobiographies, of cricketer Paul Nixon (The History Press, 2012) and footballer Matt Jansen (Polaris, 2019). During the first Covid-19 lockdown in 2020 he wrote Bolts From The Blues (Vertical Editions), a book about memorable Carlisle United goals, royalties from which are being donated to the NHS in Cumbria.



Twitter: @joncolman