Chris Horkan

Portfolio site for a Manchester-based journalist and web developer

Through my association with Sound Communication, the ethically minded community interest company, I have created a campaign website for the North West Trade Union Congress (TUC). It highlights issues facing some 250,000 agency and temporary workers in the region – particularly working conditions and pay. The website,, features news stories, a video channel, labour […]

Hey! Manchester music blog

As an independent music promoter in Manchester, I’ve built up considerable knowledge of the city’s music community, including bands, labels, promoters, venues, festivals, websites and blogs. I’m also in touch with many of the artists, plus those visiting the city to play here. I therefore feel I’m in a good position to write about music […]

About Chris Horkan

I'm a journalist and web developer based in Manchester, England. I specialise in arts, culture, technology and the internet.