Andrew Trotman

Head of News at Microsoft UK - Microsoft News Centre

Andrew Trotman is Head of News at Microsoft UK, overseeing the company’s News Centre and creating content that reflects the work the company does in this country.

Andy was previously a News Editor at The Daily Telegraph for nearly a decade, covering Business and Technology, and reported on breaking news across a range of sectors. Andy also worked for The Daily Mail and international news agency Splash News.

In this session Andy shares his experience of creating compelling content and the ways in which the experience of traditional media still apply online.

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