Latest news

All news
20 Jan 2021
Industry Voices

David Mac Dougall | Head of Politics | DC Thomson Media

DC Thomson Media has set about transforming its newsroom and a key addition to the team has been David Mac Dougall, appointed Head of Politics at the end of last year. The Apollo programme focuses on transforming the business to expand its publishing platforms, serving audiences in specialist areas such as politics, through digital products and content as well as print. David charts his career from Guatemala to Baghdad to Finland to DC Thomson, how he ensures balance between local and national reporting and the role magazines play in delivering high-quality political journalism.

Welcome to the PPA

We Stand For Professional Publishers

The PPA has been synonymous with magazines for over 100 years but today our membership is made up of modern media businesses carving out a new future defined by trusted, quality content.

Whether on the page, through a screen, or face-to-face, our members create professional, influential content that resonates with target audiences and drives real action. We're on a journey to a new age in publishing - join us.

Read more

Strategic Partners