World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

Gary McNish

Gary McNish

Managing Director Regional Media, NASA (National Advertising Sales Agency), UK

Gary McNish has a wealth of experience in the publishing industry, having worked for the The Scotsman, Reed Elsevier, Newsquest and Trinity Mirror in a media career spanning over 20 years.

He is currently Managing Director Regional Media, nasa, the largest sales and marketing operation of its kind in the UK.  Nasa represents the entire Trinity Mirror portfolio of newspapers and associated media platforms along with other market leading publishing groups which include Local World, the Midland News Association, The Irish News, Isle of Wight County Press, Tindle Newspapers and the Primary Times magazine business.

The business as such is responsible for the multi media sales for 50%  of the UK regional press market and includes 15 of the top 20 regional daily newspapers in England and Wales.


Nasa Direct are another arm of the business offering the largest insert portfolio in the UK, and “The National”, a brand new stand alone national ad sales proposition to the market was launched in 2012 and is proving to be a real success.

Nasa has offices in London and Manchester.