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Paul Hood

Paul Hood

Digital Director, Archant, UK

Paul Hood is Director of Digital for Archant, responsible for developing digital products, audiences and revenues for their London Division.
Archant is the UK’s biggest independently-owned regional media businesses. It is a community media company that publishes 4 regional daily newspapers, around 50 weekly titles and 80 magazines. It also publishes around 180 websites.
Before joining Archant, Paul was Head of Digital Product Development at Mirror Group Newspapers, where he led the launch of Mirrorfootball.co.uk and 3am.com.
Prior to Trinity Mirror, Paul was Head of Digital for Emap Consumer Magazines (now Bauer), where he was involved in building the first digital presence for MotorcycleNews, and led the reinvigoration of Parkers.co.uk; a redesign that won numerous industry awards, and went on to become Emap's most profitable online business.

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