Paul is digital innovations editor at Trinity Mirror Regional, which publishes more than 150 newspapers and more than 80 news websites across the UK.
He is a former head of online content at the Manchester Evening News, the UK's biggest regional news website, and led the team which won the digital innovation award at the Society of Editors Regional Press Awards in 2011.
Paul is still based at the M.E.N. and now helps introduce new forms of digital storytelling to journalists in newsrooms around the Trinity Mirror group, which in recent years has included live blogging, data journalism, immersive and 360 storytelling, drone cameras and wearable tech. He has been a guest speaker on digital journalism at the University of Salford and Manchester Metropolitan University.