Friday, 27 January 2012

Kicking Off Another Year of Events with Creative Calderdale

Creative Calderdale presents Tony Johnston, Head of Training at the Press Association – 15th March 2012 at the Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre,
Hopwood Lane, Halifax, HX1 5ER

18:00 – 19:00   Hot Food and Registration
19:00 – 19:30   Welcome and Opening Pitches
19:30 – 20:30   Tony Johnston
20:30 – late      Networking

Creative Calderdale are pleased to announce that their speaker for March will be Head of Training at the Press Association, Tony Johnston.

Tony will be delivering a talk entitled; The Future of Newspapers and the Media and will cover areas such as the technological challenges and opportunities, the role of social media in the news cycle, changing consumer habits and the Leveson inquiry into Press Standards. Tony is personally responsible for training journalists for the major newspapers and broadcast television channels in the UK.  He is a specialist in the media industry and has a wealth of knowledge that he would be willing to share with creative industries who want to get an insight into how the media is likely to change over the next 18 months. His areas of expertise include:

·         Social media – making the most of it
·         Developing PR strategy and writing press releases
·         Writing for web

Whether you’re a budding journalist, freelance copywriter or just want to make the most of the media for your business, this event is a must if you want to boost your profile in 2012!

This event is free to creative, digital and cultural industry professionals. If you would like to attend, please register online here – places, as ever, are limited and will be allocated on a first come served basis so don’t delay – register today!

We have a limited number of exhibition and pitch slots available for March, if you would like to take up either opportunity please email

For more information and to sign up for free as a member of Creative Calderdale, please visit