John Marshall, head of business development at Mediacom Manchester and Jonny Whitehead, head of digital planning & innovation at Carat Manchester will be joining the Local TV panel debate on Wed 12 June at The Sharp Project.

Bay TV's Chris Kerr & Chris Johnson

Bay TV’s Chris Kerr & Chris Johnson

The discussion session, part of Event 005 at the Sharp Project, is being hosted by Prolific North and brings together Jim Manson, managing director of Your TV Manchester and Your TV Preston together with Chris Johnson of Bay TV Liverpool.

The Local TV panel will be looking at the newly awarded city-based television licenses and the opportunities they may bring for producers, content creators and advertisers in the North West.

They will now be joined on the panel by Marshall and Whitehead and following the formal presentations, the panel will be open for questions.

The one hour panel session will begin at 6pm.

The session co-incides with the launch of new on-site studio facilities at the Sharp Project and guests will be welcome to tour the new studios as well as the newly refurbished Stage One and also take part in various related activities.

Attendance at the panel session is free but we are restricted in numbers and only a handful of tickets remain so any readers interested in attending should send their name and company details asap to