Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
Before founding GingerComms, Harriet was Managing Director (12 years) for one of the UK’s largest media and PR Polling consultancies.
She helped pioneer the trend in research-based PR and has a solid and unrivalled knowledge of news generation campaigns and PR polling.
Harriet has overseen hundreds of consumer PR campaigns and has worked alongside many of the most influential people in British media.
Co-founder and Director
Former tabloid showbiz journalist, James went on to become Deputy Editor of a UK national newspaper for seven years, before becoming an award-winning newspaper Editor.
James has 20 years’ experience working inside the UK news industry and has a solid understanding of what makes good content, both in print and online.
Chief Operations Officer
With a strong background in regional and national journalism, Dave has worked alongside some of the UK’s biggest brands & PR agencies to help maximise their national news opportunities in print, on-line and on-air.
Ellie’s experience spans journalism, publishing and consumer lifestyle PR.
Ellie has worked with leading UK brands in PR account director, media consultant and creative director roles.
She loves developing creative campaigns that tick all commercial boxes to ensure top-notch results for clients.
Senior News Consultant
Evie works as senior news consultant at GingerComms and is a pivotal member of the creative team.
Senior Research Consultant
Jon has worked as a journalist on national newspapers, magazines and online outlets, on a range of subjects from food to politics and economics.
He was food editor at The Sun for 8 years and a regular columnist for Waitrose Weekend.
Jon combines creative thinking with media savviness to ensure that campaigns pack the punch needed to get cut through.
Becky has over 20 years’ experience working both in agency and client side. During this time she has managed hundreds of campaigns which span PR, social media, events, out of home and digital marketing.
A passionate planner, Becky loves nothing more than delivering projects that not only hit the KPIs, but also key messages and offer a strong ROI.
Sales and Marketing Manager
Claudia studied Popular Music at Falmouth University, focusing on music marketing and promotions. She then moved to London after landing an internship at XL Recordings in the AR and PR departments, gaining experience in digital marketing, sales and communications.
Her role at GingerComms covers business development, campaign support and digital marketing.
New Business Sales Executive
After gaining first class honours in Business Management at the University of Edinburgh, Caitlin worked for several years in B2B marketing and communications, before moving to PR research.
Rhona has over 25 years experience in finance and business administration. She has worked with companies both large and small across several sectors including professional services, fintech and events.
Dave has been a creative professional since 2006 and provides a range of services including Graphic Design, Animation and Illustration. Over this time he has worked with organisations of all sizes, from individuals and small businesses to global companies and top universities.
“Gingercomms are a brilliant partner – they are absolute experts at news generation and work flat out each time to help deliver brilliant results. In the fast-paced world of PR it is invaluable knowing there is James and the team to pick up the phone to, who can assist with all sorts of asks – whether simply being used as a sounding board through to helping build out national campaigns. Most importantly they are fun to work with – using a combination of immense expertise, good humour and hard-work to help deliver cracking results time and again”
Max Fairhurst, Senior Account Manager, Red Brick Road
“I love working with Ginger Comms. The whole team are so knowledgeable and experienced when it comes to story creation and understanding what angle will really resonate with the media. I’ve been working with the team at Ginger Comms now for just over year and every single project I’ve worked with them on has been such a huge success, leaving our clients extremely happy.”
Fi Todd, Senior Account Manager, Publicasity
“I’ve worked with the team for many years and their knowledge and experience within the media industry is second to none. They know what newspapers want and what works well both in print and online.”
Paul Ashton, Picture Editor, Mail Online
“The GingerComms team has excellent contacts in the business and are well-respected editorial operators.”
Victoria Newton, Editor, The Sun
“GingerComms are an absolute pleasure to work with – and have helped deliver digital dynamite on a regular basis. Their brilliant ideas and excellent grasp of what works on the web have driven record numbers.”
Ben Rankin, Editorial Director, Mirror Online
“Very few know the media industry like the GingerComms team. Not only that, they are both liked and respected in equal measure. They are professional, knowledgeable and the very best people to have on your side.”
Katie Hind, Showbiz Editor, The Mail on Sunday
“It’s always a pleasure working with GingerComms from start to finish. They provide creative and thoughtful ideas that deliver strong results and are in line with the objectives we’re looking to achieve with our clients. You can always expect clear and regular communication with the team, keeping us in the loop every step of the way as well as giving valuable consultancy when needed.”
Jemma Wythe, Account Director, Storm
“The GingerComms team are bona fide legends. They possess not just media nous, but a deep understanding of how data can enable storytelling too. Together these are immensely powerful tools and they have produced great results for our business over a number of years.”
Paul McEntee, Founder and CEO, Here Be Dragons
“We’ve worked with the Ginger team several times and have always found them to be highly professional, full of creative ideas and absolutely focussed on results. We’d have no hesitation in recommending them.”
Flo Powell, Joint MD, Midnight
“GingerComms is our go-to agency for data-driven insights. Audience Insights are crucial to every good PR campaign and the team are experts in sourcing these. Their knowledge of the media and what makes a good story, coupled with how they use data to tell a story, is second to none.”
Richard Thiardt, Senior Account Director, Stir
“GingerComms offers a research service which is highly efficient and comprehensive. I find the team are genuinely committed to delivering the best possible outcomes and will provide guidance at every step to ensure your business objectives are successfully met.”
Marie Sterry, Association Partner, Camarco
“The GingerComms team is always fast and responsive to our PR briefs; we value their creative ideas as well as their insights on a good angle and success rates. A great team to work with.”
Georgie Upton, MD Wild Card
“Working with the ideas factory also known as Ginger Comms is a pleasure. They know the media so well and their plans always get results. From initial free brainstorm thorough to question generation and selling in, they’re a hard-working and professional operation.”