John Stonborough FCIPR
MD & Chief Trainer
John specialises in media relations, providing an authoritative and discreet media management service to corporate and private clients world-wide. He is the MD of Stonborough Media Group, comprising John Stonborough & Co (est. 1988), and Air Supremacy Ltd, a media training company. He also broadcasts, lectures and writes about handling the hostile media and media regulation. He is known for observing "An interview is no time for an original thought."
His clients range from Barclays Bank, Kelloggs, Absolut Vodka, Asda Wal-Mart, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, B&Q , Phorm, Halfords, Savills and the world’s largest re-insurer Swiss Re.
Until 2004 John was Media Adviser to the Speaker and House of Commons Commission (UK Parliament). His career began as a London policeman and then as a reporter for the Daily Mail, BBC Radio 4, Thames Television and Channel 4 TV. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and an Associate of Project Associates the respected strategic issue communications consultancy. Updated June 2011. email email@example.com ; Linked-In Profile
His blog Caution: May Contain Traces of Humour is in its fifth year. John observes and comments on a wide range of communication related subjects, including language, journalism, public relations, media codes, the law , gadgets and innovation. You can read his blog (click here)