Regional Officers

SPA Regional Officers work with the SPA Executive Committee to provide support and events for publications regions across the UK and ROI.

These regions are South West, South East, Midlands, London, Northern England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

The other teams that comprise the SPA are our Executive CommitteeTrustee Board, and Project Officers.

Our 2019/20 Regional Officer team is comprised of the following individuals. Previous officer teams can be found here.

South West England – Aaron Loose

Aaron studied English Literature at the University of Exeter and was the Print Editor of Exeposé.

Aaron loves These New Puritans and promoting rewarding careers in student journalism.

Aaron can be found on Twitter here.




South East England – Jessica Hubbard

Jessica graduated from the University of Sussex with a degree in International Relations and International Development.

Jessica was the Print Production Editor of The Badger during her time at Sussex.

Jessica can be found on Twitter here.




London – Natalie Rose

Natalie studies English at Middlesex University. She is currently developing Middlesex’s newspaper, The Middlesex Echo as Print and Online Editor.

Natalie is a great lover of satire, and believes strongly in the importance of informative media in our modern disconnected world.

Natalie can be found on Twitter here.




Scotland – Alexander Arnaudov

Alex has been part of the University of Dundee for the past year as part of the digital magazine Fibre. Alex is in his third year of an Applied Computing degree at Dundee.

Alex can be found on Twitter here.






Midlands – Jack Harvey

Jack studied History and Philosophy at the University of York, staying an extra year to do a Master’s degree in Philosophy between 2017 and 2018.

Over four years at university, he was involved with The Yorker, serving as its Editor between 2016 and 2017, as well as Nouse, York Vision and The Lemon Press

He works at Coventry University Students’ Union.




Wales – VACANT

If you would like to apply for this role, please email a short statement detailing why you think would be good at the job to





Northern England – Grace Dean

Grace completed an undergraduate degree at Newcastle University in 2019 before taking charge as the sabbatical Editor-in-Chief of the weekly newspaper at Newcastle, The Courier.

Grace can be found on Twitter here.




Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland – Matthew Moynihan