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Crown Media draws on a wide range of media and training professionals to provide individually tailored solutions. They range from current UK national TV and radio journalists, to experienced media strategists and trainers.

The Partners of Crown Media are David Bennett and Andy Reeds, who are highly experienced media professionals. Download brochureCrown Media leaflet

David Bennett
David trained as a journalist in print and broadcasting before gaining BA (hons) in Mass Communications at University. He joined the BBC as a reporter in...
Andy Reeds
Andy Reeds spent most of his career in the Army where he was heavily involved in public relations, media training and journalism. For five years Andy was...

Colleagues

To provide world class media simulation and training, Crown Media employs a wide range of experienced professionals. Our colleagues draw on many years of relevant experience in media roles, and with direct experience of relevant industries or services.

Here are just a few of our colleagues who we work with.

Andrew Wise
Andrew is Crown Media's Chief Operations Officer - a full time post. He has more than 20 years’ experience as a newspaper editor, sub-editor and reporter...
Steve Gravenor
Steve is Crown Media's Operations Manager - a full time post. A former newspaper journalist with 25 years experience, Steve also works as a news cameraman for us,...
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Brian Cook
Brian has worked in media and broadcast journalism throughout his career. He spent ten years at the BBC, initially producing Radio 4 documentaries and features and...
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Kevin Cook
Kevin Cook is a hugely experienced freelance camera operator and editor - specialising in fast moving story editing, corporate messaging and creating stories on...
Etholle George
Etholle is a professional TV and radio journalist and trainer who has been involved in the media since 1993. She has presented every programme in the radio station...
Mike Horsnell
Michael was a staff reporter on The Times for more than 30 years, taking early retirement in 2007 to concentrate on writing and freelancing. His first major...
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Arnie Wilson
Arnie Wilson has spent many years working throughout Fleet Street on papers such as the Daily Express, and on Television, working for TV stations including ITN, and...
Mary Green
Mary Green has worked in television for twenty years. For five years, she was the face of ITV Meridian in the Thames Valley as the main presenter of the nightly...
Hugh Kirby
Hugh has been a distinguished journalist for more than 30 years including 20 years as a senior ITV news reporter. During that time his foreign assignments alone...
Chris Hollis
A talented musician Chris started as a music presenter on the student radio station diversity before going on to briefly work as a print journalist on local...