The Team

Nigel Robinson

A member of both the Chartered Institute of Journalists and the Institute of Public Relations, spent 12 years in newspaper journalism, including four years in New York and Johannesburg. His first PR job was with an agency whose clients included Peugeot, Hyundai and Eveready. He set up Newsline in 1979.

Peter Robinson

A graduate in business & marketing and a member of Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), Peter joined Newsline in 2005 after working for William Hill. He specialises in marketing, business development and crisis management. He has worked on an array of clients including Living Ventures – Gusto Bars and Restaurants, Turtle Bay, DCA Design, Haven Europe Group, Senoble Desserts and Pooling Partners.

John Wilson

An experienced business journalist (London and the Midlands) and PR practitioner with a degree in law, John has worked both nationally and internationally for brands including the AA, Barclays, Bosch, Bridgestone, Checkpoint Systems, P&O, Sodexho and TNT.

Tom Payne

A fully-qualified senior journalist with 15 years’ experience in local, regional and daily press, Tom joined Newsline in May 2016 after leaving his position as senior sub-editor at the Leicester Mercury. With a wealth of writing and social media experience, he is now leading a number of our key accounts.

Sally Jones

A former television and radio journalist & presenter whose credits include reporting for-BBC Breakfast Time, BBC News and Sport, BBC Midlands and ITV’s Central News, and presenting Woman’s Hour. Sally handles features and media training for Newsline clients.

George Archer

Newline’s preferred news photographer. George is an experienced press photographer who spent several years on the Coventry Telegraph before going freelance. His clients include the University of Warwick.

Matthew Glover

An all-round creative genius, Matthew specialises in website design and branding. During a career spanning more than 15 years, he’s worked with brands such as the NHS, TVR and The Sun. Matthew now handles all the design and visual campaigns for Newsline clients.

Ian Gallagher

A senior journalist and communications professional with 12 years’ experience in local media and local government, Ian joined Newsline in June 2017 from the digital media team at Leicester City Council, where he was responsible for managing the authority’s social media profiles and website.

Emily Dove

A recent graduate in media and communications with experience in marketing and digital enterprise, Emily joined Newsline in October 2017. Having previously worked for Value Retail (Bicester Village) and Bath News and Media, Emily brings an enthusiastic and innovative approach to the team.