Laura Knowlson

Laura Knowlson

Communications Manager

Laura joined N8 AgriFood in September 2018 in a new role for the programme. She is tasked with raising the profile of N8 AgriFood and its work across multiple audiences through the development and implementation of new communications strategy that aligns with the programme’s strategic aims. Laura keeps the N8 AgriFood website up to date with news of activities and events from across the eight universities, populates N8 AgriFood’s social media channels and co-ordinates the programme’s newsletters. She is responsible for press and media engagement and N8 AgriFood’s marketing campaigns.

Prior to her role at N8 AgriFood Laura spent 10 years in the regional press, working across Yorkshire as journalist, deputy news editor and head of content for a number of daily newspapers. Before joining N8 AgriFood Laura spent five years as the Business Editor for The Press in York.

Contact Information

Phone: 01904 328501

Email: laura.knowlson@n8agrifood.ac.uk