Newsmaker PR and Video Production Ltd offers a professional service to clients. It delivers without fuss and keeps your costs low. It is all about substance not show and is built on an expertise and experience of the business of communications.

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Newsmaker’s clients include BAE Systems, Northern Powergrid, Tesco, Home Group and Northumbrian Water, providing support through public relations, video production, media training, thought leadership and speech and blog writing.  Through its work with BAE Systems members of the Newsmaker video production team have Security Clearance (SC).

The company’s director Andrew Lambert worked for public relations agencies for six years before establishing his own business. He began his career in newspaper journalism before joining the BBC. He was a producer of Look North, the 6.30 pm regional news show, before becoming the programme editor for three years. During his time with Look North he was awarded two national Royal Television Society Awards.

Andrew was also a general election producer and sports documentary producer for the BBC. He had a spell managing a BBC local radio station and two stints as an assistant editor at the BBC News Channel in London. After leaving the BBC Andrew became a news editor for GMTV.

Newsmaker works closely with a number of trusted, able and experienced associates to ensure we provide you with a full range of services.

Video Production

3 Point Media is Newsmaker’s video production partner.  All well as producing high quality corporate videos, the three members of the team also work in the UK and across the globe for some of the top broadcasters.

Journalism and media relations

Paul Robertson’s expertise stems from 25 years’ experience in newspapers where he was editor of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle and Evening Gazette on Teesside and editorial director of Trinity Mirror North East.

Public affairs

Nick Kemp is a public affairs and communications professional, focused on outcomes. He worked at the heart of Government and for major businesses, delivering strategic communications and public affairs activities.

Presentation

Mary Askew has interviewed prime ministers and film stars, business leaders and notorious criminals. She has chaired live television debates, presented a weekly political TV programme and edits a travel magazine.

Photography

David Charlton was the chief photographer at the Newcastle Evening Chronicle and Journal – working in news, sport and features. Now a freelance, his exceptional images continue to enhance newspapers and magazines.

Voiceover

Emma Hignett is the voice of London buses and has worked for other major clients including Microsoft, VISA, Virgin Money, Barclaycard, St John’s Ambulance, Nissan, Mothercare, , X-Box, Alton Towers and Samsung.

Design

Amy Purdie has worked for companies in the UK and abroad advising on branding and design. She creates logos and design for both print and online. She has worked with Newsmaker for Tesco and created this website.