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Trinity Mirror
Kierran Cross, 11 Strand
London WC2N 5HR
United Kingdom
+44 7584 206568 (m)

Mark Challinor

Commercial Director,
Trinity Mirror

Professional background

Honours Degree in Marketing and Business Studies. Member and former Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK's marketing professional body). Winner of both of INMA's International industry awards...The International Silver Shovel Award and Europe's Golden Tie.

What I am doing now

In London preparing client presentations

Year Mark joined news media industry


Accomplishment of which Mark is proudest

Being given the chance to help drive the print and digital future of a number of the world's major news media companies. Add to that, winning INMA's Silver Shovel Award...that rates at the top of my proudest moments.

Accomplishment of which Mark is proudest

As INMA's mantra says, "sharing ideas, inspiring change". That's what I get from the association. The learning of/from other cultures and ideas from around the world. It's great to hear how other countries deal with similar problems and issues to mine. In addition, over the years, I have been lucky to build a great network of life friends! Invaluable!

Long-term challenges facing news media industry

Technology...tablets, mobile and wireless we use them to our advantage, how will they develop? How do we use the date we collect?Plus how we continue to offer added value in the shadow of rising newsprint costs. Not enough time is spent looking at the lifetime value of a reader. What value services/products do we offer people with whom we have a foot in the door already?

Personal message

Liverpool Football Club for ever!

Events Attended

  • INMA World Congress

    New York | 21-23 May 2017

  • Big Data for Media Week

    London | 20-24 February 2017

  • INMA Global Media Summit Africa

    Cape Town | 14-15 November 2016

  • INMA Silicon Valley Study Tour

    San Francisco | 17-21 October 2016

  • INMA Congreso Latinoamericano

    Panama City | 22-23 September 2016

  • INMA World Congress

    London | 22-24 May 2016

  • Conferência Internacional INMA 2015

    São Paulo | 09-10 November 2015

  • INMA World Congress

    New York | 10-12 May 2015

  • Big Data for Media Conference

    London | 26-27 March 2015

  • INMA Middle East Publishers Conference

    Dubai | 18-19 November 2014

  • South Asia Conference

    New Delhi | 12-13 November 2014

  • INMA World Congress

    San Francisco | 11-13 May 2014

  • Ideas Days Advertising

    Amsterdam | 28 March 2014