Greg Wright

Deputy Business Editor, The Yorkshire Post 

Greg is an award-winning journalist who has worked for daily and weekly newspapers, regional magazines, the UK's national news agency and a pioneering news website which earned a place in The Guinness Book of Records. He is one of the most high profile business journalists in the UK's regional press and has also chaired a wide range of political debates and business seminars.

Greg has won 14 journalism awards and has interviewed the likes of Bob Geldof, George Osborne, Vince Cable, John Smith and John Prescott.  He was one of the first journalists to write about the "Calendar Girls" of Rylstone WI, a story which inspired a major film.

During the dotcom boom, Greg worked on the business desk at Ananova.com, the news service which featured the world's first virtual newscaster. 

Greg has been The Yorkshire Post's deputy business editor since 2004, playing a major role in developing The Yorkshire Post's award-winning content, and establishing their Excellence in Business Awards. He features on Enterprise Nation's list of the top UK small business journalists to follow on Twitter. Greg has also supplied content for the national newspaper, the i, which is part of Johnston Press. 

Greg has also got extensive experience as a public speaker and chair of major public debates. 

He chaired the Childcare Coalition fringe event at the 2009 Conservative Party conference in Manchester and was one of the keynote speakers at the JCI UK national conference in 2009 and 2013. He chaired a General Election hustings event at Leeds Town Hall in 2015 and also presented The Yorkshire Post's Environment Awards in 2015, alongside Natalie Bennett, the former leader of the Green Party. 

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