Katy Gough, 26, is a press officer for Manchester Airport. Katy joined the small but award winning press team over 4 years ago and has dealt with crises such as volcanic ash, snow and swine flu, to handling daily media enquiries and filming opportunities.
Katy first came up with the idea for the airport to get actively involved in social media and now shares the workload with the team from building their twitter followers to over 22,000 in just two years.
She is also involved with the National Autistic Society and created the Worlds first guide for parents of children with autism to help with the process of going through an airport. This has been met with international acclaim.
Prior to the airport role Katy freelanced at a variety of regional and national newspapers and magazines.