Mark Challinor Professional news media expert, webinar/event host, radio broadcaster, Comercial consultant
Mark has worked in the print and digital publishing world for over 20 years, holding senior commercial roles at key media companies. He now consults with publishing groups and beyond across the globe on the new cultures, strategies and revenue opportunities..
Former President/board member of industry body, The International News Media Association (www.inma.org), now Executive Producer hosting/sourcing/presenting the Association's highly successful webinar programme . The organisation networks latest trends and ideas via media groups globally. The organisation’s mantra is “Sharing Ideas, Inspiring Change” and key current focus is around the change to a digitally centred environment, with emphasis on how media is becoming more mobile.
Mark also hosts and presents his own weekly business radio show (The UK Brand Show). Live online radio reaching the vibrant business community in (chiefly) London and South East England but also beyond via live streaming to up to 14 other radio stations across the UK weekly. Recent guests have included senior figures in the media, movie and music industries.
Mark is former, Director of Mobile Platforms at The Telegraph in London where he was responsible for strategy/development on all digital:mobile and tablet offerings for one of the world’s major media brands. He previously held senior commercial roles at Trinity Mirror/Reach plc and Associated Newspapers. With Trinity Mirror/Reach plc, Mark recently completed one year consult role as Interim Commercial Director.
Spent 5 years in the mobile consultancy arena…Mark’s clients came from a diverse field: Metallica/Girls Aloud music groups, Showcase Cinemas, The American Marketing Association and media groups in Australia, India, Canada and Poland. Mark also sits on the Code of Advertising Practice board (CAP) for the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), deciding what is legal, decent, honest and truthful in high profile sales promotional / advertising campaign.