Three documentaries this weekend for Audio Always

The Greenhouse-based Audio Always has completed three documentary commissions on subjects ranging from Rugby to Rihanna for BBC radio. The independent radio production company has produced the programmes to air this weekend for BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra They start on Thursday 27 August at 9PM, when BBC Radio […]

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On to The Bridge for The Landing’s Darby

The Landing’s former partnership director has set up her own consultancy within digital enterprise hub she helped create at MediaCityUK. Ann Darby had been a key member of The Landing’s senior management team since its inception in 2012. As strategic partnerships director, her primary role was to support The Landing’s 100+ tenant companies and freelancers, […]

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ITV Commercial appoints Paul Sumners

ITV Commercial today announced the appointment of Paul Sumners to the newly created post of trading controller in business development (Nations & Regions) at its MediaCityUK base. Sumners will sit alongside Nik Wheatley and Karen Novak, who have been appointed as partnerships controller and activation controller respectively within the team. He said: “This is an […]

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Freelance advice session from the BBC in December

If you’re a television freelance this new scheme offering career advice and visiting MediaCityUK on December 12 could be of interest. BBC Academy and Creative Skillset have joined forces to launch the pilot scheme offering free career advice to 80 television freelancers. They will get two 30-minute sessions with experienced professionals to discuss their career. […]

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Biomedical work for Rule 5

The Landing’s Rule 5 has been appointed to handle a European PR and stakeholder engagement for a new organisation which provides a development pathway in the progression of biomedical innovations based in Amsterdam. The agency has been taken on to build advocacy and awareness for the European Infrastructure for Translational Medicine (EATRIS) working with more […]

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Peel plan for 10-storey tower with hotel and ’40 jobs’

Peel plan for 10-storey tower with hotel and ’40 jobs’

A 10-storey building housing a hotel and extra offices and studios could create 40 new jobs at MediaCityUK it’s been announced today. MediaCityUK Manchester has submitted plans to Salford City Council that would mark the start of a new phase of development for the burgeoning creative and digital community. The proposals would see £20 million […]

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Two senior appointments for Marketecture

MediaCity’s Marketecture has appointed two senior account managers. Ben Spurr joins from Cheshire-based Chime Communications where he worked on the Vodaphone, Hewlett Packard and Apple accounts – and Mike Alty moves from Gyro Manchester where he worked with brands including DuPont, Samsung, ABN AMRO Commercial Finance and G4S. Marketecture client services director Max Clark, said: […]

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