Tim Downs, director at Aberfield communications, looks at whether Channel 4’s move to Leeds will change the region’s PR landscape, as well as its TV.

Bauer Media has announced a new national radio brand, Greatest Hits Radio, which will be broadcast from Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.


Manchester’s Standby Productions has worked with former soldier and extreme adventurer Jordan Wylie on his latest charity campaign, ‘Running Dangerously’.

Derek Hallam

Preston video technology company Viddyoze has appointed Derek Hallam as its new VP of worldwide sales.

George Clarke

Amazing Spaces host George Clarke will help create part of a mini estate of 30 new homes in Manchester for a new three-part Channel 4 series.

Screen Yorkshire has opened a new Film Office in Leeds as part of its aim to make Yorkshire and Humber a "world-class hub" for film and TV.

CBeebies is to air its first ever signed episode of CBeebies Bedtime Story, starring comedian, actor and writer Rob Delaney.

Help the Animals at Christmas

Daisybeck Studios in Leeds has appointed Manchester's Social Media Makes Sense to promote 'Help the Animals at Christmas' - a three-hour entertainment show that will be broadcast live from MediaCityUK.


The British Film Institute (BFI) has chosen to locate the head of its new £57 million Young Audiences Content Fund in Leeds.

Ali Fortescue

Ali Fortescue has left Look North after two years to become Home Affairs Reporter for Sky News.


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