Who will be speaking at the Digital Labs conference?
Reporter 5 News, ITN
Warren Nettleford is a television reporter for Channel 5 News and an award-winning filmmaker. His career began at Channel 4 News as a trainee before becoming a BBC reporter. At Channel 5 News he’s anchored their most-watched bulletins from the studio, has worked on some of the biggest national and international news stories and has also interviewed the last three Prime Ministers. Warren is a Christian and attends church in Dulwich, South London.
Consultant at Edmonds Elder, a leading digital agency
Freya Hobbs joined Edmonds Elder in November 2016 and has worked within social and digital for nearly 10 years. She currently works with a wide variety of businesses and organisations to create diverse, creative campaigns across online and offline channels. Specialising in paid advertising and organic social strategies, Freya delivers campaigns for clients carefully tailored to achieve those outcomes that matter most to them - including awareness building, lead generation, behaviour change, and sales.
Head of Digital Transformation for Church Army
With more than 25 years of marketing experience in the financial services and education sectors, Camilla Field took up the post of Head of Digital Transformation for Church Army eight months ago, relishing the challenge to work within such an ambitious, geographically diverse organisation committed to tackling many social causes through its frontline work.
Head of Digital for the Church of England
Adrian Harris joined in October 2016 as the Church’s first Head of Digital, tasked with building a team and identifying strategic opportunities to use social media and the web to engage both churchgoers and those exploring Christianity. In the first four years, the national digital presence has been overhauled and the work recognised with a substantial uplift in engagement and winning 15 national awards. Adrian’s proudest achievement is working as part of the team that delivers the weekly online services, which began in March 2020 and aim to provides to support people at this challenging time. They been watched millions of times, engage both regular churchgoers and those exploring faith and are watched by people across the age ranges.
Senior Digital Communications Manager
Amaris Cole is the Church of England's Digital Communications Manager, responsible for implementing digital evangelism, discipleship and communications strategies. She delivers a range of digital projects, including video and audio production, social media and AChurchNearYou.com. Amaris' proudest achievement since working for the Church is overseeing the training of nearly 2,000 churches to use digital strategically in their communities.
Web and Insights Manager
Ben Hollebon is the Church of England’s Web and Insights Manager and manages the national web platforms for the Church and Archbishops. He works alongside Church House Publishing to deliver app and web service solutions across departments. Ben highlights his proudest achievement as delivering the new Church and Archbishops’ websites in seven months to enable people to discover more about the Christian faith.
Church Digital Champion
In her role as the Church of England’s Church Digital Champion, Liz Morgan implements a wide range of resources for churches, including training days, weekly blogs, and newsletters, to equip churches to reach their communities using digital. During lockdown, Liz has been training churches to use digital communications to keep their community connected and for local evangelism. So far, more than 4000 people have attended one of these free online webinars.
Social Media Officer
As the Church of England’s Social Media Officer, Iso Neville is responsible for the national social media channels, working to promote evangelism, discipleship and the common good in the digital world. Iso is most proud of the Church of England social accounts’ impact on those who are unable to attend worship.
Sam Poch is the Church of England’s Content Producer, responsible for creating engaging videos and graphics. He has helped deliver a range of projects, including Follow the Star, #LiveLent and Remembrance 2019. One of Sam’s proudest achievement since working for the Church is the redesign of the ‘Prayer of the Day’ graphic for social.