Birmingham Updates was set up during the August 2011 riots to dispel myth and rumour in the city. Through our breaking and straight to the fact updates, we have grown organically to become the most engaged local media channel in the region.
Meet the team
Kyle loves all things tech, you can normally find him in a dark server room or demolishing a bar of chocolate. Kyle is experienced in the news world, having run his own local news site in Birmingham for the past 7 years.
A Birmingham creative with a First class Degree in Theatre & Professional Practice. She is experienced in marketing, management and has built her own personal brand on Instagram. Leilah has trained in dance, acting and loves anything creative. She has her own fashion brand and loves the world of creative business.
Having joined the team in January 2017, Oli has paved the way to working with brands to increase their reach and engagement with our audiences. Experienced in tech start-ups and finance, Oli is obsessed with data. Loves all things cycling and golf with a soft spot for Newcastle United.
Ollie is an ambitious salesperson with entrepreneurial instincts. Ollie is determined to demonstrate the value of advertising with Updates Media through working with brands to increase their reach and engagement with our audiences. Aside from work, Ollie is a huge sports fan, particularly Boxing and Football, and unfortunately supports Arsenal.
Suzanne is a writer, blogger and honorary Brummie. She loves finding new things to see and do in and around the city, particularly when it involves good food, a great view or a fantastic show. In her spare time Suzanne can be found obsessing about the latest make-up releases or watching Marvel films.
Sarah recently joined the team in 2019. She loves writing about exciting cultural events and is passionate about encouraging others to experience the joys of theatre, comedy, and art! You are most likely to find her on the front row of a comedy show laughing her socks off, and probably getting picked on by the comedian! In her spare time, she draws cartoons and listens to a lot of podcasts.
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