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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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3998973
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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.

Phil Butterworth - events sponsorship manager

Phil Butterworth
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phil at journalism.co.uk
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Phil is the person to contact about: commercial opportunities at our newsrewired conferences and sponsored content (including display advertising) on journalism.co.uk

Prior to joining journalism.co.uk, Phil worked on a number of international trade conferences and exhibitions and has a genuine passion for live events that help boost industries and strengthen professional networks.

He is excited to have the opportunity to utilise this experience in helping to grow our newsrewired conference business at a challenging but exciting time for digital journalism.

Outside of work, Phil enjoys long walks in the beautiful Sussex’s down, trying to recreate food at home that he has discovered whilst travelling and a good nights sleep.

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.

Grace Elnaugh - account manager (training, freelance directory)

Grace Elnaugh
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Grace 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).

After graduating with a BA Hons in journalism and public relations from The University of the West of England, Grace re-located to sunny Brighton where she joined Journalism.co.uk in 2017.

As well as being creative, Grace likes to get things organised.

When not at work she can be found watching funny animal videos, cuddling up to her dog and/or eating Mexican food.

Jasmine Scott - media researcher

Jasmine Scott
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jasmine at journalism.co.uk
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Jasmine 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.

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.

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