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Putting people
first since 1996.

For us, marketing is about people. Whether it’s the development of a creative idea, interpreting complex data, or simply sharing knowledge, it’s the relationships between us and our clients that are at the heart of everything we do.

This is why our clients stay with us for twice as long as the industry average – because we deliver fantastic work built around them.

Founded in 1996, Shorthose Russell has grown to become multi award-winners and are recognised as one of the most-respected marketing and communications agencies in the Eastern region.

Working regionally, nationally and internationally across multiple sectors, we help businesses navigate the complex world of modern marketing, with genuine expertise across digital, design and communications disciplines.

'96

the year it all started.

7

years average client retention.

16

experts in their fields.

257

happy clients and counting.

Meet the team.

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Peter Newland

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Client Services Director

With over 25 years ‘hands on’ experience working across a variety of sectors including leisure, music, media and fashion Peter enjoys finding the next challenge and inspiring the team to rise to it.

020 7729 0066

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Chris Baines

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Head of Projects

Chris has held senior PR and marketing roles for Virgin Music Festivals (Canada), Virgin Mobile (Canada and Australia), The Carphone Warehouse, Aviva and RAC. Chris now helps manage our internal and external projects for the agency, ensuring programs are on schedule, within scope and budget. Chris is passionate about data, email marketing and digital platforms.

01603 706561

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Ed Potter

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Creative Director

Ed’s spent 25 years making the right creative calls to help people build their businesses. First at fashion brand Ted Baker then with such clients as John Lewis, Next, and Telefonica. He brings his influence to bear on all our bright ideas and the people who dream them up.

020 7729 0066

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Daniella Carter

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Account Manager

A UEA media graduate with experience in managing successful PR launches, writing engaging content and social media management. Daniella uses her strong media relation skills to secure coverage in national and online media in the travel, hospitality and B2B sectors. Originally from Essex, Daniella loves coffee and keeping up with popular culture.

01603 706562

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Jason Fisher

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Studio Manager

Jason loves to get involved in just about anything creative. Well-designed packaging makes him happy. A multi-tasking perfectionist, loves order and dislikes chaos. He’s passionate about mid-century design, creating inspirational interiors, film, fine dining and travelling the world.

01603 700778

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Pete Joyner

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Managing Director

Pete has helped develop and lead communications planning and strategy for a wide range of leading brands. As Managing Director, he has a hands on role with clients and is actively involved in their business, helping not only to advise but also deliver and support their communications objectives.

01603 706563

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Paul Edwards

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Head Of Digital

Paul helps clients build clear online marketing strategies that incorporate a wide range of channels and techniques, including SEO, PPC, CRO and social media. Paul’s other passions are sport, music and real ale.

01603 957916

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Maddie Russell

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Account Director

Maddie has worked in digital marketing in one form or another since graduating from the University of East Anglia and refusing to leave Norfolk. Whether working on a web build or pushing up a client’s conversion rate, problem solving is what keeps it interesting for her.

01603 706567

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Megan Dixon

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Junior Graphic Designer

Recognised by Adobe as a top talent, Megan’s an ambitious designer who enjoys applying her abilities to diverse client projects. With print and digital design experience, Megan looks forward to expanding her skillset through animation to bring design to life. Having summited Mt Kilimanjaro, she is always looking for more challenges both inside and outside of work.

01603 706552

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Jessica Luongo

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Senior Graphic Designer

When it came to career decisions, it was either photography or graphic design and design came up tops. And as it happens, photography is back in the game anyway, as Jessica is often out there filming and taking shots for clients, and then editing back in studio. In her life outside of work Jessica loves to ski and can often be found on the beach with her dogs.

01603 706551

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Hannah Tomlinson

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Middleweight Graphic Designer

Hannah is a keen problem solver always striving to come up with the best creative solutions across a wide range of disciplines. In particular she loves brand identity, iconography creation and typography. With a growing interest in digital design and motion graphics.

01603 706553

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Sam Bean

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Head Of Brand Design

Sam has over 20 years’ professional experience with an in-depth knowledge of graphics. Designing for many global and domestic brands he offers innovative conceptual design and client-focused delivery. Sam is committed to injecting creativity into all projects and getting great results quickly.

020 7729 0066

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Evie Fane De Salis

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Account Manager

Evie is a Norfolk boomerang. Having worked in various London PR agencies since completing her PR degree at Bournemouth University, she returned to her hometown of Norwich. With experience in travel, automotive, lifestyle and technology PR, Evie has experience managing PR and influencer marketing campaigns across diverse sectors that drive real ROI for her clients.

01603 706555

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Mark Sowersby

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Deputy Managing Director

A former hack who started life as a local reporter and graduated to Sky News before returning to Norwich with his family following a stint in charity communications at Save the Children. Mark provides strategic advice and guidance, as well as practical PR services to a range of clients, including: Hoseasons, Brown & Co and various schools across the county.

01603 706559

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