Dan Mason is a journalist, media consultant and trainer, specialising in digital communication and social media (Dan Mason Media).
Prior to starting his training company, Dan worked extensively in the UK regional press and was the award-winning editor of daily newspapers including the Coventry Evening Telegraph and Birmingham Post. He was also managing director of Coventry Newspapers and a managing editor for Newsquest in London.
Over the past five years, he has trained managers, journalists and communications professionals all over the developing world as well as in the UK.
He works regularly with corporate, NGO and government professionals, but maintains a passion for grassroots journalism through his training support for projects in Zimbabwe (environmental journalism) and Egypt (launching local newspapers in rural areas). He also supports the Media Trust and helps local UK charities with their social media and online marketing.
Dan runs courses in social media for NUJ Training Wales and has produced a variety of useful tips and resources on social media for our website