Speak Media


A brief history of Speak Media


Meet the ‘Content Team of the Year’


Even the biggest brand communications teams typically lack the full range of content capabilities needed to run always-on, multi-channel newsrooms.

That’s where our brand journalists and multimedia content producers comes in. We’ll keep your internal and external channels buzzing with impactful, shareable content – articles, pictures, podcasts, videos and more – produced to the highest editorial standards.

Flick through the pics to our see our award-winning team in action – and scroll down to find out more about Speak Media’s core capabilities and leadership team.

We provide dedicated planning and production resource – from experienced editors, creative content producers and eagle-eyed fact-checkers to social media managers, SEO advisers and analytics experts. And we integrate seamlessly with your channel owners to provide the essential ‘newsroom’ workflow your business needs to engage and grow its audience.

Unlike other content agencies, our editorial specialists – grounded in mainstream and specialist news media – bring journalistic rigour, news-gathering nous and clear-eyed curiousity to your editorial content, helping you surface and publish impactful stories at pace and scale. We also deploy a wider network of hand-picked content producers and creatives, offering maximum flexibility within the evolving content landscape – while keeping core resource lean and efficient.


The leadership team

Between us, we have decades of experience producing great content and engagement strategies for media brands and FTSE 100 firms. Here’s a quick intro – get in touch if you’d like to know more.


George Theohari
Head of content

A journalist turned copywriter and content strategist, George brings a wealth of editorial experience to brand communications, helping marketers deliver content and copy that resonates with their audiences. Connect with George.

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Paul Williams
Head of planning and production

A creative-minded comms strategist who’s helped some of the world’s biggest brands, from Audi to Coca Cola, Paul looks after client relationships and heads up strategy and planning at Speak. Connect with Paul.


Laura Smith
Managing editor

Laura looks after all editorial copy at Speak – drawing on two decades of experience in journalism and communications that has seen her work with The Guardian, The Independent and the London Mayor’s office to name a few. Connect with Laura.


Kath Hipwell
Head of marketing

Having worked as a strategist for the BBC and The Times, audience interests are central to Kath's thinking. She has now turned her attention to the audience for Speak's newsroom service as she defines our marketing & growth strategy.