David Leck

David Leck has more than 25 years’ experience as a PR practitioner, marketer, copywriter, journalist and editor.

In-house, he has worked for the BBC and BBC World Service as part of their corporate press teams, and for one of the UK’s leading regional theatres as head of marketing and public relations.

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Katy Bell

Media Relations & Campaigns
David Leck has worked with Katy Bell for more than 15 years, firstly in-house on the Institute of Cancer Research’s pioneering and award-winning everyman male cancer awareness campaign, while more recently the two have teamed up to work on a range of health and medical-related media campaigns. With substantial exeperience in sectors ranging from medicine and charity to the arts, Katy brings together many years’ experience working on both pro-active and reactive press issues.

Anita Sach

Travel Writer, Editor & Proofreading
Anita has collaborated with David on several guide book titles including Bangkok and New York. She specialises in Asia, particularly Vietnam and Cambodia, and has worked on several guide books and online city guides for Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Phnom Penh as well as the Thai capital. Anita is also a proofreader for major guide book publishers, including Rough Guides and AA/Fodor.

Dan Hellewell

Design & Creative
With 25 years’ in-house and agency experience, Dan works on the entire range of graphic design commissions. He is a branding specialist and leads a talented team producing everything from mailers and leaflets to exhibitions, magazines, annual reports and everything required for the digital communications environment.

Judie Caunce

Events Management
Judie is one of the best event managers in the business.  Whether a small-scale product launch or an industry event for hundreds, Judie’s creative thinking, inspired choices and attention to detail delivers client-pleasing results time after time.

Steve Hickey

Photography & Film
Steve is David Leck Associates’ “in-house” photographer.  As flexible as he is creative, Steve can make the results of an ordinary press call exciting and the visual contribution to a major publication exceptional.

Vicky Huntley

Journalism & Copywriting
Vicky is a gifted writer and editor with more than 30 years’ experience gained on regional newspapers, as a contributor to national consumer magazines and a national news agency, and in corporate communications.

Penelope James

Media Relations & Campaigns
Penelope has more than has over 25 years’ experience in corporate, business-to-business, event and sponsorship PR for organisations and companies including Express Newspaper Group, Classic FM, BBC Radio 3, RadioCentre, Prudential Corporation, Sainsbury’s, Champion Spark Plug Company, the Royal Tournament, Cuervo European Wakeboard Pro Tour 2000, the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain and Irish National Ballet.

Mary Zoeller

Marketing & Media Relations
Mary has worked with David for more than 25 years, both in-house and as another valued member of the consultancy team. She specialises in the arts, local government, childcare and the public and voluntary sectors and is as adept at talking to a challenging journalist as she is producing a piece of printed marketing material.