MEEHAN MEDIA & COMMS - Key Persons
With almost 20 years' experience within the newspaper and design industry, Janey has a combination of design, communication and digital skills and project management experience and is an avid embracer of new technology.
Janey specialises in digital communications and social media management.
Her previous positions include communications roles with East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Marketing Humber.
John is a high profile communicator and representative for prestigious, ethical, industry-leading local and regional businesses, as well as being a business commentator, blogger and social media networker.
Katy is an expert PR consultant who has worked in the regional and specialist media for more than 15 years.
Her expertise includes media liaison and copy writing and Katy has worked alongside a wide range of businesses and other organisations across Hull and the Humber to improve their profile.
Born and raised in the city of Hull, Phil spent three years studying Journalism at the University of Sheffield, before returning to his East Yorkshire roots to join the Goole & Selby Times newspapers as a Trainee Reporter in 2015.
After completing his senior journalism qualifications (NQJ), Phil went on to work as a Senior Reporter at the Hull Daily Mail, before becoming Business Editor at the paper in 2018 - a role he served for two years.
Most recently, Phil was part of the Press & Communications team at the University of Hull, helping to promote and showcase the institution as a key stakeholder in the Humber region. His responsibilities included both external and internal communications, crisis communications and reputation management, media liaison, digital content creation, social media and media monitoring.
Throughout his career to date, Phil has been a passionate advocate of celebrating young talent across the Humber region. He sits on the Steering Group for the Young Talent Network, delivered by Marketing Humber, and uses his own social media channels to promote the Humber region as a place to live, work and socialise.
Rick is a highly experienced and skilled PR, media and marketing expert, having held senior positions in both the private and public sectors.
A former multi-award winning regional journalist, Rick spent 14 years at the Hull Daily Mail, holding key positions including Chief Reporter and News Editor. He subsequently spent over five years at Bishop Burton College as Marketing Director and a member of the Strategic Leadership Group (SLG).
His skills are specifically related to media relations, crisis management and communications strategy.