News In A Time Of Covid-19 - What Have We Learnt?

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Over the years City A.M. evolved into a trusted media brand built on delivering insightful business and finance news, and increasingly lifestyle content. Today we are a collection of media assets, a curated dialogue with our business audience and affluent consumers.

From social, to programmatic, to events and content, our City A.M. Media Group is built around reaching the right audience in the format, time and place they choose. We realise our advertisers also want that choice, and that’s why we offer them the ability to engage our diverse audiences via appropriate media assets.

City A.M. has daily circulation of 90,000 Mon - FRI (printing suspended till 7 September due to covid-19) and a global business audience of just under 2 million unique visitors a Month.


Lawson Muncaster is one of the most recognized and well-connected men in the British media. He is one of the founders of City A.M., Britain’s most widely-read daily business newspaper, and has been managing director of the paper since its inception in 2005. In that time, the paper has grown in circulation, influence and profitability, and is currently embarking on a major investment in its on-line presence.

A native of Largs, Scotland, his extensive media career began at Scottish TV in 1988, and was followed by a move to London, where he worked for Eurosport. He was promoted to UK sales director for Eurosport, before becoming sales director with outdoor advertising company, Mills and Allen, in 1997. He moved back to television in 1999, joining the cable network CNN as sales director covering the UK and Scandinavia. Prior to the foundation of City A.M., he was vice-president of global sales for the free newspaper group, Metro International.

Aged 50, Lawson is married with four children and has homes in London and North Berwick. He is a single figure golfer and he supports Celtic FC.

Chris Hayward took office as Sheriff of the City of London on 27th September 2019. The ancient office of Sheriff dates back to the 7th century with two Sheriffs elected annually. Chris’s fellow Sheriff is Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli and together they share responsibility for the smooth running of the Central Criminal Court at the Old Bailey and for the provision of facilities for HM Judges to administer justice there. His principal duties are to support the Lord Mayor directly on visits and official functions, which the Lord Mayor undertakes throughout their year of office. Chris also represents the Lord Mayor at City, Livery, Military and charitable events.

Chris’s business experience extends to Executive and Non-Executive Director roles in the property, infrastructure, planning and strategic communications sectors, providing a strong connection to the issues and concerns of City business.

Chris has served on the boards of a number of companies over the past 30 years. He is currently a non-executive Director at JBP Associates and Hayward Properties and a Consultant to the global firm of WSP. International business experience extends to a role on the Advisory Board of the Sichuan Business Association including recent visits to China. Chris also served for eight years on the Council of the Institute of Administrative Management culminating in two years carrying out international graduation ceremonies as its Chairman. In 1995 he was National President of The British Junior Chambers of Commerce.

Friday, 03 July 2020

14:00 - 14:45 London Time



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    Lawson Muncaster
    Managing Director & Co-Founder
    City A.M.
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    Sheriff Chris Hayward CC
    Common Councillor & Sheriff
    City of London Corporation
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    Alderman & Sheriff Professor Michael Mainelli
    Executive Chairman
    Z/Yen Group