Nations and Regions: Media Futures will take place at the University of Salford, MediaCityUK on Wednesday 27th March 2019.

The free event will bring together the media industry, young consumers and creators of content to find out just what it is that makes the next generation tick.

For industry, this is a great opportunity to be inspired and find out what’s engaging young people, discovering what they really watch and how they both consume and create media.

Beth Hewitt, Director of Nations and Regions, said: “The media industry is keen to meet and understand younger audiences so that it remains relevant and competitive, and the place for connecting and collaborating with the UK’s emerging new talent is here at Nations and Regions: Media Futures 2019.

“From live pitches to industry provocations, the event will reveal fascinating media insights, encouraging industry to meet new talent, seek out innovation, and create the agenda for the next generation.”

Further details will follow shortly.

Click here to find out more about the Ray Fitzwalter Award for investigative journalism, which will also be presented on Wednesday 27th March