News UK announces new Head of Sales, Scotland

News UK has announced that Laura Bielinski has been appointed as Head of Sales for Scotland, and will be joining the company on October 1.

Currently Regional Sales Director at Trinity Mirror Midlands, Laura brings with her eleven years’ experience in advertising sales for Trinity Mirror group and has extensive experience in digital growth and implementing innovative marketing solutions.

Laura will be returning to her Scottish roots, based in News UK’s Scottish head office in Glasgow and reporting to Regional Sales Director Cheryl Levington. She will play a key role in the continued development of the Scottish business, helping to devise and implement creative ways to build revenue streams. Laura joins at an exciting time for the business, with the latest National Readership Figures showing the titles are leading the Scottish market.

Laura began her career in 2004, as a Senior Sponsorship Executive in the events team at the Daily Record and Sunday Mail. She quickly moved through the ranks to become Senior Account Manager before working in national roles as Head of Sales and Head of Agency & Innovation at Media Scotland.

Chris Amor, Trading Director at News UK, said:

We are thrilled to welcome Laura to our team in Scotland. She is a skilled and strategic team leader with an exceptional track record in sales and negotiations. Laura’s expertise will be a welcome addition to News UK’s Scottish operations as we focus on embracing new ways to engage our readers via exciting new technologies.

Laura Bielinski said:

I am delighted to be joining news UK at this exciting transitional time in the UK media market. The quality of the News UK brands and their commitment to excellence is second to none. The Scottish team has a fantastic position in the market and I aim to further enhance our market leading position.