WHY Communications
Communications and PR for tech companies

Associates

Lucy Manning

Lucy is a trained and qualified social media strategist, with experience of running successful, multi-platform campaigns that give measurable results – whether that’s increased brand awareness, engagement, email sign-ups or conversions. She’s also skilled in social media advertising.

A former editor and journalist, Lucy has worked for British Vogue, TIME magazine and online trend-forecasting company WGSN, among many other titles. Having retrained in social media strategy, she now brings journalistic know-how to digital marketing.

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Gareth Iwan Jones

Gareth is a portrait and documentary photographer with a keen eye for (often comic) detail and the peculiarities of the human experience. Gareth's playful and vibrant photographic style has brought him regular commissions with numerous prominent publications and brands.

Currently calling somewhere near Bristol home, he splits his time between the 'Mild West' and London with commissions taking him across the UK and abroad.

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Donovan de Souza

Donovan is a presentation specialist and coach with over 20 years’ experience. Drawing on his international, cross-sector expertise, he is able to bring a fresh perspective and unique insights to presentation storytelling - assisting any level of presenter to up their skills and gain the unfair advantage.

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Linda Geddes

Linda is a Bristol-based journalist, author and broadcaster, specialising in biology, medicine and technology. She spent nine years at New Scientist magazine as a reporter, news editor and features editor, before taking the plunge and going freelance in 2014. Linda remains a consultant to New Scientist and regularly contributes to the Guardian, The Daily Mail, BBC Future and Nature, as well as co-presenting a BBC World Service podcast. Linda is an expert copywriter for features, white papers and reports, and is a lead on WHY's media training programmes.

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Sarah Keates

Sarah Keates provides all-round event management and support specialising in providing creative and personal solutions for a wide range of events.

She prides herself on having the personal touch, really understanding a client’s needs and delivering them seamlessly as though part of your team.

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Nikki Rowe

Nikki Rowe is a Bristol-based graphic designer. Starting her career in South Africa, she also had the opportunity to work in Hong Kong designing the campaign for the Chinese Satellite TV System.

Crossing the seas to get further international experience, she was hooked. Twenty years on she has worked in numerous UK agencies with a variety of high-profile clients such as Microsoft, Toshiba, Vodafone, EMC, ITN Source, Yeo Valley and NatWest.

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