Pleased to meet you

Meet our team, we’re a friendly bunch with bags of enthusiasm and a collectively large number of years behind us. From social media experts to PR gurus and digital specialists, our diversity is what makes us a vibrant full-service agency, able to draw on the right mix, tailored for your business each time. But don’t take our word for it, our door is always open with the kettle on for a chat before you commit to working with us. Find out more about each of us below.

Peter Corder

Managing Director Peter Corder

Peter launched Media Matters in 1994. He previously worked as a journalist before occupying a series of senior editorial management roles with regional newspaper groups.

As well as overseeing the running of the business, Peter continues to provide hands-on advice to clients using his extensive media experience.

Dawn Strange

Accounts Director

Dawn is an experienced journalist and PR professional. She joined Media Matters six months after the business was established. Dawn oversees the team and is responsible for leading some of the key accounts.

She is also active in seeking new business opportunities and is your first point of contact for all things PR.

Laura McGill

Head of Digital Laura McGill

Laura joined us as originally as digital marketing executive in 2012 and is now our head of digital. She offers digital marketing expertise in the areas of email marketing, SEO (search engine optimisation), online advertising and social media.

She’s passionate about all things digital and will provide enthusiastic support to help you raise your profile online.

Louise Barrett

Head of Content Lauren Barrett

Louise graduated from the University of Exeter and has worked for PR agencies in London and Leeds, with in-house roles at Merlin Entertainments and

She specialises in PR, social media and content writing for SEO. She joined us in January 2014.

Cetti Long

Senior PR Account Executive Cetti Long

Cetti joined Media Matters in 1997. A qualified journalist, her ability as a writer makes her a versatile member of the account handling team.

Cetti leads a number of her own accounts, is totally deadline driven, and is one of the team’s most avid Tweeters!

Jim Round

Senior PR Account Executive Jim Round

Jim joined us after spending several years working for a PR agency on the south coast in Brighton. His extensive PR experience spans both B2B and B2C.

Originally from Oundle, Jim now lives in Corby with his wife and young family. In his spare time he wows audiences with his specialist DJ sets.

Kate Appelt

Marketing Executive

Kate joined us in 2014 and brings a myriad of marketing skills to the business. She is involved in media planning and buying, email marketing and event management for a wide range of clients.

Away from work, Kate spends her time counting down the days to her next skiing trip.

Fuwing Lee

Senior Digital Marketing Executive

Fuwing is an experienced marketer and joined Media Matters in late 2016. He works closely with our Head of Digital to deliver a range of digital marketing services to our clients.

Fuwing is married with two children and has lived and worked locally for a number of years.

Jill Jackson

IT Support Co-ordinator Jill Jackson

Jill’s expertise lies in the technical side of the business, in both an advisory and practical capacity.

Jill has worked for Media Matters since the company formed in 1994, and has an invaluable knowledge of all software systems, ensuring our team is always at the forefront of the latest technical developments.

Kirsty Payne

Accounts Co-ordinator

In her own words Kirsty does "numbers" and a good job too as she keeps us on the right track.

With 16 years in finance, working across private and public sector organisations (including the cabinet office no less!), she is a key member of the MM team.


Various roles available

We are currently searching for talented and passionate PR and digital professionals. Want to work in a fast paced environment, with other talented creative people? Get in touch! We’re always on the look out for new team members.

Find out more about jobs currently available.