Andy Cowles

Cowles Media is led by Andy Cowles, an accomplished creative director with an exceptional track record. Successful at creating and reinventing powerful identities for media brands worldwide, Andy has an unrivalled understanding of how and why people connect with content.

Full-time roles include editorial development director of Time Inc. UK, creative director of Mademoiselle for Condé Nast and art director of Rolling Stone in NYC. Andy has won many awards, including the BSME Mark Boxer award. He is a Guardian Masterclass trainer and speaks regularly at high profile industry events.

Now directing an experienced group of editors, designers and developers, Cowles Media‘s flexible agency model makes sure you get exactly what you want, when you need it.

Guardian Masterclass 2018

How to build your perfect pitch deck – and win!

PPA Festival 2018, 2017, 2016

Content curator of UK’s biggest magazine conference. Co-ordinating over 100 separate speakers across six stages, presenting to over 800 delegates from across the entire industry.

Marketforce 2017

Keynote presentation on content trends at the Marketforce 2017 annual conference. Short videos of this talk can be see here.

UPP, Belgium 2017

Keynote presentation on content trends at Belgium’s annual publisher conference.

PPA Retail forum 2017

Keynote presentation on audience behaviour and cover trends.

Monetizing Digital Media

Sold out workshops at The Media Briefing’s International conference in both Spring and Autumn 2015 and 2016.

William Reed Business Media

Keynote presentation at the 2015 editorial conference: ‘How to get more emotional engagement with your digital audience’.

PPA independent publishers conference

Host of the 2016, 2015 and 2014 multi-platform content stream.

Four trends and a truth

Keynote presentation at the 2015 PPA Independent Publisher conference.

DC Thomson

Keynote presentation at the 2015 editorial conference.

The Future of Publishing

Guest speaker at the 2014 Guardian Masterclass workshop about The Future Of Publishing.

Building trust in content

Presentation at the 2014 PPA Conferences in both London and Edinburgh.

Digital design trends

Keynote speaker at the Content Marketing Association’s 2014 breakfast briefing on digital design trends.