Five regional press editors are to speak in an Editors’ Question Time at the Newspaper Society’s Circulation, Editorial and Promotions Conference on April 4.
The editors’ panel, which will be chaired by media commentator Alison Hastings, will cover a wide range of topics, from harnessing the internet and radio to editionising and audience segmentation.
It will feature:
A question and answer session will follow the panel’s presentations.
The conference will be opened at 9.30am by its chair, deputy group circulation director for Northcliffe Newspapers, Carolyn Mackinnon-Ure.
Other speakers include:
The closing address will be given by Alastair Rimmer of Price Waterhouse Coopers on newpspaer publishing, offering an analysis on the long-term prospects for the UK newspaper market in an online world.
Running alongside the conference will be the Insight Research Conference which will feature Martin Hayward from Dunn Humby, discussing how the regional press can learn from supermarkets utilising customer data to aid decision making, and John Kearon from Brainjuicer, exploring how newspapers can harness the benefits of ‘word of mouth’.
The event will be held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole. A champagne reception at 7pm will precede the Gala Dinner, with the Circulation, Editorial and Promotions Awards presentation beginning at 9pm.
Further information can be obtained by contacting Mai Cheung on 0207 636 7014 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.