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Ricky Allan
Managing Director
Iliffe Media Ltd

Ricky Allan is the current Managing Director for Iliffe Media Ltd, a family owned Media company with 28 local newspapers covering Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Essex and Kent.  Ricky started his media career on 1988 and has served regional press in six counties of the uk. Ricky is responsible for the launch of 17 local newspapers including the current weekly Newspaper of the year, the Cambridge Independent. He is also Managing Director for Velvet magazine, Newsawards 2018, Regional Magazine of the year.