Marketing Services

Prolific North News: David Sharrock, chief executive, WRG

In the latest edition of our regular broadcast interview feature, Prolific North News, we’ve spoken to David Sharrock, the newly confirmed chief executive of WRG.

He talks about where he hopes to take WRG under his guidance, his plans for expanding the company’s international footprint, and whether Manchester will remain its head office.

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Prolific North News: Mick Style, MD, MEC Manchester

In the latest edition of our regular broadcast interview feature, Prolific North News, we’ve spoken to Mick Style, managing director of MEC Manchester.

He gives the background to the agency’s recent biggest ever account win, talks about the significant impact it will have in 2015, and reveals where he is looking to take MEC Manchester over the next two or three years.

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Broadcasting

Prolific North News: Alice Webb, COO, BBC England

In the latest edition of our regular broadcast interview feature, Prolific North News, we’ve spoken to Alice Webb, chief operating officer of BBC England, including BBC North.

She talks about the BBC’s plans for the regions now the 50% target has been reached, how it is maintaining quality amid departmental cutbacks, and whether the failed Digital Media Initiative will ever be revived.

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Marketing Services

Prolific North News: Laura Wolfe, MD of Journey9

In the latest edition of our regular broadcast interview feature, Prolific North News, we’ve spoken to Laura Wolfe, managing director of Journey9.

She reveals details about the company’s most recent client wins, explains why 2013 was a tough year for the business, and talks about its plans for 2015.

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Prolific North News: Jon Stubley, Partner at Something More

In the latest edition of our regular broadcast interview feature, Prolific North News, we’ve spoken to Jon Stubley, Partner at Something More.

He explains why he and two colleagues have decided to leave Elmwood to go it alone, their plans for the growth of the agency and his views on the Leeds design scene generally.

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Broadcasting

Prolific North News: Hugo Sharman, Director, North at deltatre

This week we speak to Hugo Sharman, Director, North at deltatre.

With deltatre heavily involved in the BBC’s coverage of the World Cup, we ask him if the company is too reliant on the BBC as a client, whether its first operation outside London is proving a success, and how difficult it has proved to attract staff with the right skillset to MediaCityUK.

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Prolific North News: Graham Bryce, Group MD of Place, Bauer Radio

This week, we speak to Graham Bryce, Group Managing Director of Bauer Radio’s Place Portfolio, covering Northern England and Scotland.

After a strong performance in the most recent RAJAR figures, he talks to us about what Bauer is doing to retain listeners in a rapidly changing radio landscape, how it is planning to reverse a decline in Yorkshire listeners, and whether it will be adding to its acquisition of Absolute Radio.

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