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Chris Barrett

Chris Barrett

Editor, Access All Areas

An experienced editor, journalist and content consultant, Chris has been the editor of Access All Areas during the most challenging period the events industry has ever known. Prior to joining Access, he spent more than a decade overseeing the creation of compelling content for clients and publications.
As a content consultant he has undertaken a broad range of entertainment related projects for clients including Abbey Road Studios, Google, Stink Digital, Universal Music, Warner Music and music trade body the BPI.
Extensive journalism experience includes editor roles at Music Week and Home Entertainment Week. Among the very many business titles he has contributed to are Audience, Billboard, IQ, Festival, Music Ally, Musical America and Record of the Day.
His work has also appeared in consumer press, such as Q magazine and Long Live Vinyl, and in broadsheets as far and wide as the UK’s Independent and Australia’s The Sunday Telegraph.
Over the years Chris has interviewed many of the most senior figures in the events and entertainment industries, along with an array of celebrated artists including Beck, Ray Davies, John Martyn, Iggy Pop and Brian Wilson.