CIPR NW Lancashire Event: Meet the Media

Date:            Wednesday 13 June 2018
Venue:         Society1, 9-10 Cross St, Preston, PR1 3LT
Parking:       Avenham Street car park or the Avenham multi-storey

Ever wanted to get the inside track on what the media is really looking for from PR professionals?  

CIPR NW Lancashire’s “Meet the Media” event is your opportunity to network with some of the North West’s leading journalists, and to discover the kind of news stories that will get Editors buzzing about your organisation or your agency’s clients. 

You’ll also get hints and tips on the best way to approach journalists, formulate your press releases and content, and get them receptive to your message. There will also be a lot of opportunity for Q&A – so bring your burning questions.

This event will be invaluable to anyone who wants to know how to reach the media and to start raising their profile.

Places are strictly limited – order today to avoid being left out … and left behind.


Tim Aldred | National Press ― Tim is a freelance feature writer and his work can be read in The Guardian, Daily Telegraph and other national publications.

Roger Borrell | Lancashire Life ― Roger is the editor of lifestyle magazines Lancashire Life and Lake District Life, and was previously the editor-in-chief of Trinity Mirror's Midland titles and editor of the Lancashire Post and associated titles.

John Clayton | BBC Radio ― John has been the managing editor of BBC Radio Lancashire since 2001, and began his career at Piccadilly Radio.

Mike Hill | Johnston Press ― Mike is the communities’ editor for Lancashire Post, Blackpool Gazette and other Johnston Press papers/websites across Lancashire. 

* provisional: panel subject to additions and changes


Wednesday 13th June 

Arrival time is 6.00 pm and light refreshments & canapés will be provided. 

The event will start promptly at 6.30 pm and close at 8.30 pm.


Society1 9-10 Cross Street, Preston PR1 3LT |


There is a car park just off Avenham Street or you can use the Avenham multi-storey.


Includes FREE refreshments and canapés 

£15 – CIPR Members

£20 – Non-CIPR Members

£5 – Students 


Event attendance will award 5 points towards your CIPR Continued Professional Development.