PPA Live @ with Matt Kelly, Editor of The New European
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DATE: October 1
TIME: 18:30 - 22:00
About the Event
PPA is happy to present it's next PPA Live @ event for the start of the new school year. This time with Editor of The New European, Matt Kelly.
Come along to see our CEO, Barry McIlheney, interview Matt Kelly along with some free drinks on us!
About Matt Kelly
Matt Kelly joined Archant in November 2015 as Chief Content Officer, responsible for content strategy and execution across all platforms and products. He joined Archant from UK regional newspaper group Local World where he was Group Digital Director. Matt’s career began in local and regional press, as a reporter and sub-editor on the Formby Times and Liverpool Echo. Since then Matt has held a number of senior positions at The Daily Mirror, including Head of Features and Associate Editor. As Publisher and Director of Content of Mirror Group Digital, he led the development of Mirror Online and launched Mirror football and showbiz site 3am. In addition, Matt was director of Barcelona-based consultancy Cases i Associats, leading the digital transformation of Argentina’s market leading newspaper, Clarín. Matt is Chairman of the Global Editor’s Network annual summit – an annual gathering of more than 500 publishers and editors-in-chief from across the world. Most recently Matt and his team launched the pop-up newspaper, of which he is now Editor, titled ‘The New European” to target the 48% who voted against Brexit. The paper was initially meant to run for four weeks, but is still being produced over one year later. Matt also was the recipient of The Chairman’s Award 2017 from The Society of Editors and is currently long-listed for the prestigious Orwell Prize for Political Writing.