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Our team

Over the last 20 years our team of media professionals has covered or co-ordinated major news stories for the regional and national media as journalists, photographers, broadcasters and editors - from the most uplifting, inspirational stories to the most tragic.

We’ve also co-ordinated PR and marketing strategies for major clients, combining traditional methods with modern. We deliver a wide range of media training enabling clients to take long-term control of their PR and marketing activity. Our strength is our experience.

‘In youth we learn; in age we understand’ - Marie Ebner von Eschenbach (1830 - 1916)

Peter Harvey - Director

Peter developed his media and management skills with publisher Trinity Mirror. He worked as a news, crime, feature and sports writer for the Liverpool Echo and Liverpool Daily Post before being appointed editor of several titles including the Crosby Herald, Bootle Times and the Advertiser Series of newspapers in West Lancashire.

After 20 successful years in the newspaper industry Peter has worked as a media consultant since 2008, co-ordinating PR and media campaigns for law firms, chartered accountants, NHS trusts, a national medical research institute, a city regeneration body as well as within the construction, engineering services, sporting, catering, business management and training sectors.

Peter is a former chairman of Merseyside NUJ, a member of Liverpool John Moores University and Edge Hill University’s accreditation panels for the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) and a Media Trust adviser. He is a regular guest on BBC Radio Merseyside. Peter has also written for the Guardian about the North West. Peter, a school governor at two schools and a teaching school, and his schoolteacher wife have four children - aged 7 to 16.

Over the years Tick Media has worked with some of the region's best marketing professionals:

Rachael Tinniswood

PR and marketing professional with 13 years’ media experience on regional and national newspapers (Liverpool Echo and Sunday Mirror), magazines (Prima and Reveal) and websites as a news reporter, specialist features writer, features editor and editor. As a PR consultant Rachael has led campaigns for NHS, legal, lifestyle and education clients. She lectures in online PR at Liverpool John Moores University and is also a Mentor for Liverpool Chamber of Commerce.

Steve Lyon

Steve is a specialist in media relations, design & print, and event management. He has delivered long-running PR and marketing campaigns for major North West regeneration, arts and tourism projects, including Southport Air Show, British Musical Fireworks Championships, Knowsley Safari Park and the world famous Iron Men (Another Place) by sculptor Sir Antony Gormley at Crosby beach, Liverpool. Steve currently oversees PR for two large secondary schools, including one of the region’s most prestigious independent schools.

Victoria Tetley

For over a decade Victoria has worked as a Trinity Mirror staff photographer for newspaper titles including the Chester Chronicle, Daily Post Wales, Liverpool Echo and Liverpool Daily Post. She also runs her own photography business, specialising in children’s portraits. She’s not content with 'okay' pictures. Victoria creates images which are emotive, eye-catching, perfectly composed and immaculately edited, right down to making eyes sparkle!’ Take a look here .

Tony Snell

Tony is one of the North West’s best known and successful broadcasters of the last 25 years. He has worked for BBC Radio Merseyside since 1997 after a successful early career on commercial radio in Liverpool. Interviewing hundreds of guests every year on his breakfast show including politicians, professionals and entertainers, Tony is perfectly placed to reveal the secrets of radio interviewing. Interview or podcast training is fun and can boost an individual’s confidence when dealing with the media and in their day-to-day job. Training is also suitable for students of primary and secondary age.

Gareth Jones

With over 24 years experience in photography having worked as a professional photographer for the Liverpool Echo, Southport Visiter and other newspaper titles. In that time Gareth won numerous awards including O2 Photographer of the Year twice in 2009 and 2014 and Trinity Mirror Photographer of the year in 2013. Gareth was also shortlisted by the FA Premier league for his images whilst covering Liverpool FC and Everton FC.