Thursday, March 23, 2017

Learn The Secrets of Media & PR With Business Club’s Meet The Media Event!

It’s one of our favourite events of the year – it’s our annual Meet The Media Business Club evening! And Monday 24th April marks our fifth consecutive year of this exciting event. Each year, as part of our Business Club events calendar, we invite experts from the Media and PR industry to come along and share their secrets.

If you’ve ever wanted to find out how to get your business in front of all the right people, this this is the perfect event for you!

The evening will be packed full of practical hints and tips from media experts about how to raise your profile with the local and national media. Our panel will represent local radio, print, PR and online news – so this is a great chance to meet the experts.

On our media savvy panel we will be joined by…

Tony McDonough – YB News

We’re delighted to welcome back Tony McDonough who has been speaking at Meet The Media for the past 2 years! Tony is an award-winning journalist who started his working life as an apprentice electrician. He has worked in the media for 25 years and his experience spans print, online, radio and television. Most recently he worked for the Liverpool Echo and is now part of the PR and business news venture, YBNews. Tony grew up in Croxteth, supports Liverpool FC and is a keen amateur photographer. 

Ngunan Adamu – iWoman Media & iWoman Academy

Ngunan Adamu, a long-time friend of The Women’s Organisation will be joining us too! Ngunan presents her show; Upfront on BBC Radio Merseyside and has been working within the radio and broadcasting for the 11 years. She has recently launched not one but two businesses; iWoman Media and iWoman Academy – a training academy and radio station that will create opportunities for women in Liverpool through teaching them about journalism and broadcasting.

Jimmy McCracken – BBC Radio Merseyside

This will also be Jimmy’s third time appearing on our Meet the Media panel, and we’re delighted to have him back! Jimmy is a reporter, producer and a presenter. He says that he ‘gets sent out on jobs and has to make them interesting on the radio!’ Jimmy is the person who decides what items get included into a programme and also who gets on air to talk about them. He’s happy to say he also does some acting as well, when he can find the time!

Rebecca Keegan – Good News Liverpool

Rebecca Keegan is the founder and editor of Good News Liverpool Newspaper, the only tabloid which prints positive news. She is also a marketing manager at Morecrofts Solicitors, Chair of Future Boss club and a committee member of the Lord Mayor (Elect's) Charity Committee. As well as this she organises and manages the Merseyside Independent Business Awards and the Liverpool Domestic Abuse Conference, both presented by Morecrofts. Rebecca qualified as a journalist in 2005, and worked in newspapers for five years before launching her first publication in 2010 and beginning her career in marketing in 2013. 

So! What are you waiting for! Meet The Media is always a sell-out event, so get yours quickly and join us for an evening all things media-related. Our expert guest panel will be spending some time giving us their best hints and tips for interacting with the media, before we hand over to the audience so you can ask the experts all your questions!

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