Our team

Jon is one of the founders and owners of Anthem. With over 25 years working in magazine distribution and publishing, he’s responsible for the overall direction of the company, managing copy sales and publishing the music portfolio.

Jon Bickley

CEO

Jon is one of the founders and owners of Anthem. With over 25 years working in magazine distribution and publishing, he’s responsible for the overall direction of the company, managing copy sales and publishing the music portfolio.

Simon is one of the founders and owners of Anthem. He has over forty years in media sales and publishing with experience in regional press, commercial radio and the magazine business. He has a passionate interest in vegan food, is a keen cyclist and is both publisher of Women’s Running and heads up the advertising team.

Simon Lewis

MD

Simon is one of the founders and owners of Anthem. He has over forty years in media sales and publishing with experience in regional press, commercial radio and the magazine business. He has a passionate interest in vegan food, is a keen cyclist and is both publisher of Women’s Running and heads up the advertising team.

Jenny has been with Anthem since day one and has launched or worked on pretty much every title at the company. Her creative talents are wide ranging, allowing her to easily switch from music to Women’s Running to food, but perhaps Jenny’s greatest achievement to date is her work creating and championing one of Anthem’s most profitable titles, Colouring Heaven.

Jenny Cook

Creative Director

Jenny has been with Anthem since day one and has launched or worked on pretty much every title at the company. Her creative talents are wide ranging, allowing her to easily switch from music to Women’s Running to food, but perhaps Jenny’s greatest achievement to date is her work creating and championing one of Anthem’s most profitable titles, Colouring Heaven.

Sally has worked at Anthem Publishing since 2008 and during that time has launched and developed all of the titles in Anthem’s food portfolio. As well as overseeing the general direction of the food portfolio and helping to grow the brands within it, Sally is responsible for editing Vegan Food & Living.

Sally FitzGerald

Publisher (Food Portfolio)

Sally has worked at Anthem Publishing since 2008 and during that time has launched and developed all of the titles in Anthem’s food portfolio. As well as overseeing the general direction of the food portfolio and helping to grow the brands within it, Sally is responsible for editing Vegan Food & Living.

Verity has been marketing in the publishing world for over 15 years, starting off with physics books. She’s in charge of managing the overall marketing and production functions at Anthem to make sure the magazines are promoted, the subscribers are kept happy and all products reach the readers with no hiccups. Easier said than done!

Verity Travers

Head of Marketing and Production

Verity has been marketing in the publishing world for over 15 years, starting off with physics books. She’s in charge of managing the overall marketing and production functions at Anthem to make sure the magazines are promoted, the subscribers are kept happy and all products reach the readers with no hiccups. Easier said than done!

Sarah has worked at Anthem Publishing since 2004, always in a commercial capacity, starting in advertising sales and now spearheading Anthem Live. Sarah has launched several successful events including Bare Fashion, Plant Powered Cookery Classes and Classic Pop presents Popmaster Live! with Ken Bruce. There are many more to come – watch this space!

Sarah Lindsay

Head of Events

Sarah has worked at Anthem Publishing since 2004, always in a commercial capacity, starting in advertising sales and now spearheading Anthem Live. Sarah has launched several successful events including Bare Fashion, Plant Powered Cookery Classes and Classic Pop presents Popmaster Live! with Ken Bruce. There are many more to come – watch this space!

Louise is an experienced people manager with over 20 years of experience. Her focus is on the individual and their role within the business, enabling them to have the greatest impact personally and drive business success. As a senior manager, she balances the strategic demands of the business by putting individuals at the heart, using practical tools to nurture and develop, as well as manage the many facets of the employee lifecycle. Her core aim is to ensure people working at Anthem are happy, empowered and share common goals and values.

Louise Punt

Head of HR

Louise is an experienced people manager with over 20 years of experience. Her focus is on the individual and their role within the business, enabling them to have the greatest impact personally and drive business success. As a senior manager, she balances the strategic demands of the business by putting individuals at the heart, using practical tools to nurture and develop, as well as manage the many facets of the employee lifecycle. Her core aim is to ensure people working at Anthem are happy, empowered and share common goals and values.

Colin Morrison is a former journalist who has been CEO of magazine, newspaper and B2B companies in the UK, Australia and Continental Europe. He is now variously a non-executive director, consultant and adviser to media companies in the UK, US and AsiaPacific. He also writes the award winning blog Flashes & Flames. He was awarded an OBE in 2018.

Colin Morrison

Non-Executive Director

Colin Morrison is a former journalist who has been CEO of magazine, newspaper and B2B companies in the UK, Australia and Continental Europe. He is now variously a non-executive director, consultant and adviser to media companies in the UK, US and AsiaPacific. He also writes the award winning blog Flashes & Flames. He was awarded an OBE in 2018.

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