About YorkMix

The YorkMix website is full of engaging, independent trusted editorial content, which is shared widely via our social media channels. It is run by qualified journalists and media professionals who are committed to creating stories that get people talking – using words, photography, audio and video.

In just for four years YorkMix has become the leading digital platform for news and information about York and is highly respected. The website is fully responsive across desktops, tablets and phones ensuring that all readers get the best experience!

Hugely popular among a relatively young, digitally savvy audience, YorkMix has a monthly readership of 120,000 unique users.

In the first six months of 2016 YorkMix had more than 1 million page views.

More than 18,000 people follow YorkMix through our social media channels.

YorkMix works with a growing number of local and high profile partners across different sectors to reach thousands of potential customers, and uses its knowledge and experience of the digital landscape. It focuses on York and the surrounding areas.

Partners include: TalkTalk, Plc, BBC History Magazine, York College, York Minster, National Trust, St Peter’s School, National Centre for Early Music and the Grand Opera House.

YorkMix Media Ltd

YorkMix Media offers businesses a range of other creative services including:

  • designing, building and run websites
  • copywriting, managing and run e-mail newsletters
  • copywriting and design blog posts
  • producing photography and video
  • managing and running social media channels
  • PR and social media training
  • event live streaming
  • creating and delivering marketing strategies.

YorkMix Media clients include: Make It York, Explore York Learning Libraries, Qa Research and Inspired Youth.

YorkMix Media also has a commitment to support young people who are interested in careers in on-line journalism and offers different opportunities to get involved – writing copy, taking pictures, creating video and understand the workings of an on-line news/magazine platform. Its intention is to train young journalist to understand the news process and write well and create high quality images and video.

Meet The Team

The small but perfectly formed, dedicated and experienced team delivering high quality content on the YorkMix channels, focusing on what is happening in York. The team has areas of specialism and can work with your business and offers a number of different creative services.

Chris Titley

Typewriters and Banda printers were Chris’s tools of the trade when he first started bashing out articles for publication. He trained as a reporter on the daily paper in Bath before moving to the Yorkshire Evening Press, where he became features editor. Now freelance, he has advanced into digital journalism, and is excited by the opportunity to mess things up in a whole new medium.

Richard McDougall

Richard is a multi-award winning graphic designer who studied design at Art School and to degree level. He cut his teeth at the Yorkshire Evening Press and has subsequently managed design accounts for clients including J Sainsbury, Caledonian Brewery and Whitbread Plc. With more than 20 years’ industry experience he has a passion for creative yet practical design and enjoys working with businesses to maximise their visual presence.

David Nicholson

After training on The Northern Echo, David started his Fleet Street career, working on The Sunday Times and several tabloids – first as a sub-editor, later as a senior executive, specialising in features, showbiz and music. In 1993, he was appointed editor of the Yorkshire Evening Press, returning to national newspapers in 1996. In 2001 he came back to York, where he now works as a freelance editor.

Melanie Paris

Melanie trained at the Harrow Observer in London and went on to become a freelance journalist, writing about pregnancy and childbirth, parenting, self-build and The Archers! She formed Paris Marketing & Training, 20 years ago and works mostly with clients in the Arts and Heritage sector, clients include, the National Centre for Early Music, The National Trust, York Minster and York Civic Trust. She also specialises in running marketing-related training, to skill-up small business staff who have no marketing experience.


The Mix mark is a registered trademark of YorkMix Media Ltd.

YorkMix is an independent online publication. YorkMix has no connection with New Bay Media, publisher of music magazines in the UK under the trademark Mix.