About us

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.

Drew is a Content and Account Executive, particularly passionate about producing engaging copy surrounding lifestyle and events in Birmingham. She uses her love of connecting online to find out about top trends, pop culture and the best places to visit across the city, especially for booze and food! You’re most likely to find her face-first in a bowl of mac & cheese, listening to music of the nineties, watching Con Air on repeat, or hunting down sour beers.
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.
Sally strives to be a groundbreaker in the social media world; she doesn't just follow the latest trends but produces innovative content which is ahead of the curve. Her passion is for all things to do with the ancient world and she has a love of language. She is the self-proclaimed ‘Queen of Parmesan Cheese’ and can never pass up a bowl of pasta.
The newest member to the BU 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 6 years.
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.




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