David’s media training and consultancy has been taken up by businesses large and small as they seek an edge in a competitive world.
He’s advised on media relations and crisis communications, delivered media training, and written PR for international recording stars, major sports venues, tourism attractions, professional services and retailers.
Before starting his own business, David was a journalist, editor and company director during more than 25 years working in the media.
He’s led newspapers and websites across the north of England. He’s a former editor of The Gazette, Blackpool, The Cumberland News and News & Star in Carlisle.
His teams produced daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, websites, social media accounts and specialist publications. His titles won multiple national awards.
He’s worked on many public/private sector partnership initiatives, creating apprenticeships, instigating awards and was part of the team that launched Carlisle Ambassadors.
He’s a regular media and business commentator on BBC Radio Cumbria, event panellist for tech magazine BusinessCloud and blogs about all things media on his website and Linked In page.