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About Journalism.co.uk

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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Company registration no:
3998973
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744 7604 19

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

Who we are

John Thompson - publisher/owner

John Thompson
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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.

Marcela Kunova - acting editor

Marcela Kunova
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Marcela is the person to contact about: newsrewired (our thrice-yearly conference for digital publishers, journalists and other communications professionals which she oversees), technology news, new tools and apps and general news about media, journalism and online publishing.

She also manages Journalism.co.uk's open and in-house training courses and is the best person to discuss new course ideas with.

Prior to working at Journalism.co.uk, she was an assistant editor at Citywealth, trained at CNN in London and worked as a freelance journalist with work published in The Guardian, The Independent, CNN and the Huffington Post.

Before becoming a journalist, she was a communication officer, adviser, and project manager for non-profit organisations in Strasbourg, France.

Outside of work, Marcela can be spotted on the streets of Brighton petting every dog in a one-mile radius. She also claims to bake Britain's best banana bread.

Jacob Granger - reporter

Jacob Granger
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jacob at journalism.co.uk
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Jacob is the person to contact about: general journalism news, the latest mojo developments and exciting journalism projects, especially digital ones.

Jacob joined journalism.co.uk in the summer of 2018 as his first job in Journalism having graduated from Bournemouth University.

Outside of work, Jacob enjoys writing about his questionable taste in music.

Andrew Brimson - senior account manager (jobs board)

Andrew Brimson
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andrew at journalism.co.uk
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Andrew Brimson is the person to contact about: our media jobs board.

Andy graduated with a BA in Journalism from Falmouth University in 2013 and, after working in sales across a variety of industries - from Fortune 500 companies to startups in their infancy - he joined journalism.co.uk in 2017 as senior media sales and account handler.

Outside the office, Andy still writes in his spare time and is a dedicated film and music lover, regularly attending concerts and festivals both local and international. When not listening to great music Andy likes to write average music.

Jasmine Scott - account manager (training, freelance directory)

Jasmine Scott
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jasmine at journalism.co.uk
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Jasmine is the person to contact about: our open and in-house training courses; our freelance directory; newsrewired product placement in delegate bags; PressGo (our media release publishing and distribution service) and PressQuest (our "help a reporter out" service).

Jasmine trained as a journalist at Brighton Journalist Works and worked as a freelance social media manager before joining Journalism.co.uk in 2018.

Outside of work, she enjoys cuddling her pet rats, playing video games and listening to true-crime podcasts.

Elizabeth Szubert - media researcher

Elizabeth Szubert
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elizabeth at journalism.co.uk
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Lizzie is the person to contact about: editing live recruitment adverts and press releases published on PressGo and product placement in delegate bags at out newsrewired conferences.

Lizzie graduated with a BA (Hons) in English Literature from Sussex University. She has worked at East Sussex County Councils with their Libraries team and volunteered at The Keep - Brighton’s archival facility before joining Journalism.co.uk in 2019.

In her spare time she enjoys baking, crafting, playing and video games.

She also enjoys visiting sites of historical significance and natural wonder.

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