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Journalism.co.uk is published by Mousetrap Media Ltd, an independent online publishing company.

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Mousetrap Media
Shaftesbury Court
95 Ditchling Road
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 4ST

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Please send all story suggestions, press releases etc to:
catalina at journalism.co.uk.

Who we are

John Thompson - publisher/owner

John Thompson
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john at journalism.co.uk
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John Thompson began his journalism career on a local newspaper and spent more years than he cares to admit freelancing mostly as a layout/sub-editor on business and professional publications.

He launched www.journalism.co.uk in early 1999 and his online publishing and news photography business Mousetrap Media Ltd was fully incorporated in May 2000.

Catalina Albeanu - news editor/editorial events manager

Catalina Albeanu
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catalina at journalism.co.uk
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Catalina is the person to contact about: story leads, feature ideas and tips for journalists, and Journalism.co.uk's open and in-house training courses.

Catalina joined Journalism.co.uk in the summer of 2014 after completing the BA Journalism course at City University London.

Previously she was a freelance multimedia reporter covering all things tech in Shoreditch, a gig that made her the proud owner of 3D printed bracelets.

She was a trainee for Olympic Broadcasting Services during London 2012, where she learned to appreciate the value of a good flat white.

She moved to the UK from Romania in 2009, and sometimes misses her dad's home-made jam.

Caroline Scott - senior reporter/VJ

Caroline Scott
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Caroline is the person to contact about: story leads, video feature ideas and technology news.

Caroline joined Journalism.co.uk in September 2015 after a year reporting for Falkland Islands Television – the sole TV station in the South Atlantic.

She trained in Multimedia Journalism at Bournemouth University, where she spent her spare time flying planes with the RAF.

Outside of work, Caroline enjoys camping, travelling and listening to country music on full blast. Yeehaw.

Mădălina Ciobanu - reporter

Mădălina Ciobanu
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madalina at journalism.co.uk
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Madalina is the person to contact about: story leads, feature ideas and tips for journalists.

Madalina joined journalism.co.uk in May 2015 after graduating from a BA in Journalism and Public Relations at UWE Bristol.

Previously, she was published in The Independent, did work experience at Esquire and Harper's Bazaar and covered the Digital Innovators' Summit and the International Journalism Festival.

When she's not in the office, Madalina spends her time reading, re-watching Gilmore Girls and eating more pancakes than people give her credit for.

Oliver Kingston - sales manager

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Oliver is the person to contact about: new business development, sponsorship, training and events.

After cutting his teeth selling classified and display advertising in both Cleaning Matters (he once attended the Loo of the Year Awards!) and Water Energy and Environment magazine, Oli joined Reed Business Information to work across a wide range of titles.

With more than eight years' media sales experience, Oliver is now overseeing the sales operations here at Journalism.co.uk whilst also looking for new and creative ways to allow our customers to reach their target audience.

Outside of the office you will find Oli scoring goals for East Grinstead Lacrosse Club, sharing his wisdom in a bar or attempting to cook a good meal.

Alexander Heady - account director, EMEA & US

Alexander Heady
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alexander at journalism.co.uk
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Alexander Heady is the person to contact about: recruitment and sponsorship of our news:rewired events.

Alex has worked in the recruitment industry for more than eight years mainly with senior level appointments and commercial.

Alex joined Journalism.co.uk so he could tie together his interests and career history, to bring together what he really loves with what he is really good at.

Outside of work, Alex has a keen interest in film, music and wearing jeans so tight he isn't sure of the last time his blood fully reached his ankles.

Grace Foley - senior sales executive

Grace Foley
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grace at journalism.co.uk
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Grace is the person to contact about: PressGo (our press release publishing and distribution service); PressQuest (our "help a reporter out" service); news:rewired sponsorship and product placement in delegate bags.

She also compiles the journalism awards and events diary pages.

Grace began her career in account management in 2010, before progressing into sales roles in the energy industry. Journalism.co.uk has provided her with the chance to use her sales and account management experience in an industry which values correct grammar as much as she does!

Outside of work, she enjoys frequenting the night life that Brighton and London have to offer, as well as persuading her boyfriend that another holiday is necessary.

Clare Shearwood - senior sales executive

Clare Shearwood
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clare at journalism.co.uk
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Clare is the person to to contact about: university, college and distance learning course listings; the university/college journalism course open day diary; the short course training diary; display advertising (banner/buttons/email insertions); and Journalism.co.uk's open and in-house training courses.

Clare began her career in account management roles as a result of working in retail throughout her education. Having studied English literature and philosophy at The University of Sussex, her role at journalism.co.uk has given her the opportunity to tie her sales experience to an industry she is passionate about.

Outside of the office, Clare enjoys exploring the variety of music which Brighton has to offer. She can frequently be found with a paintbrush in hand helping her partner with his carpentry business or planning her next escape abroad.

Liam Reid - junior sales executive

Liam Reid
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liam at journalism.co.uk
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Liam Reid is the person to contact about: recruitment.

Liam joined journalism.co.uk in 2015 after managing a lawn care service company for more than five years. Gaining sales experience and building client relations on the job, he helped grow a small, family-run franchise.

Journalism.co.uk has provided a new chance to bring together his personal interests and experience in sales and account management, whilst offering exciting new challenges.

Outside of the office, Liam enjoys listening to any live music he can find, cooking up a storm in the kitchen and travelling to new places to immerse himself in different cultures and act awkwardly in new situations.

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