Stephen Johnson is a renowned music journalist. He has broadcast frequently for BBC Radio 3, 4 and World Service, with major projects including 14 programs about Bruckner, and has written regularly for The Independent, The Guardian, BBC Music Magazine and Gramophone. During 1998-99, he was Chief Music Critic for The Scotsman. From 2003-5 he lectured at Exeter University. He is also the author of Bruckner Remembered (Faber 1998) and books on Mahler and Wagner (Naxos 2006 & 2007). In 2003, Johnson was voted Amazon.com Classical Music Writer of the Year and in 2009 his documentary Vaughan Williams: Valiant for Truth won a Sony Gold Award.