Forsyth lands new role with Media Trust

The Media Trust, an organisation that unites the media industry with charities and is responsible for the Community Channel, has appointed Daren Forsyth as its new director of innovation and new media.

Forsyth joins the Media Trust on a 12-month attachment from the BBC, where he is a senior business development manager at BBC Future Media & Technology.

In his new role, Forsyth will be responsible for shaping and delivering a major increase in new media activity across the Media Trust’s range of services, including media training seminars and workshops, film and TV production and news distribution.

Forsyth began his career within the UK new media sector in 1996 when he founded Fernhart New Media. During his 10-year tenure at Fernhart, he secured media industry clients including BBC, BSkyB, Channel 4, ITV and Virgin Radio.

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