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At Prolific North, we cover all the essential news and updates surrounding media, marketing, and the creative sectors. From digital to broadcasting, and print to publishing, we are proud to keep our readers up to date with all the latest marketing news and digital marketing news in the North of England, from Stoke to North Wales, the North West and South Yorkshire, all the way up to the North East.

Liverpool’s Atomicom has released new games title, Switch Galaxy, for the Playstation. It’s a sequel to its successful mobile game, Switch, which was released in July 2011 and has now been downloaded more then 1.7m times worldwide.

Johnston Press’ decision to combine the editor roles of the Whitby Gazette and Scarborough News hasn’t gone down well with the local Whitby community.

They’ve set up an online campaign to back Whitby Gazette editor, Jon Stokoe, who’s been associated with the town since childhood.

Peter Charlton, the editorial director of the Yorkshire Post and the Yorkshire Evening Post is to stand down later this year. His print career spans 40 years, including editor roles at the Sheffield Star for 12 years and the Blackpool Evening Gazette.

Channel 4 has widened Stuart Cosgrove’s remit in order to improve its relationships with independent production companies. Cosgrove, the channel’s director of creative diversity, now takes on a new function of “indie advocate.”

Former Daily Mail and Press Association journalist, Chris Marritt is to lead a new strategic media unit at Weber Shandwick North. He’ll be assisted by Chris Walker, a former Oxford Mail and Doncaster Free Press reporter.

Yorkshire promotional items supplier Stay Sourced has appointed digital marketing agency, Fusion Unlimited to undertake a broad range of SEO activities on its behalf.

PR agency SKV Communications is understood to have been appointed as one of six agencies nationally, who will be on a roster of agencies pre-qualified, to undertake major six figure projects for various Government communication projects.

The outdoor clothing brand Rohan has brought in the Manchester office of Havas to help support its PR for its work on the ongoing ‘Gift Your Gear’ initiative.

Beccy Meehan, formerly a presenter at the financial broadcaster CNBC, starts this week as the presenter of the weekend editions of the BBC's evening news programme North West Tonight.

Quarterly lifestyle publication GR8 Life has overseen a substantial increase in its distribution from the previous 25,000 copies per issue to 47,000.


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