The Team

shropshirelive.com is owned and edited by Chris Pritchard and Martin Childs.

They have years of media experience between them, and combined with their local knowledge, they produce shropshirelive.com sharing Shropshire news and entertainment to over 138,000 users per month.

The Team - Chris Pritchard

Chris Pritchard – Editor

Chris is our Editor, he’s worked in radio and online news for the past 15 years.

He set up shropshirelive.com in 2009 with Martin Childs, and having lived in Shropshire all his life has a great knowledge of the county which is perfect for his role as Editor.

He is always out and about attending events and and likes nothing more than meeting people who have great stories to tell and share.

To contact Chris e-mail chris.pritchard@shropshirelive.com or call 01743 818 095.

You can follow Chris on twitter @cpritch

The Team - Martin Childs

Martin Childs – Business Partner

Martin is no stranger in the world of media, starting his career in creative radio advertising in 1993 at Beacon Radio (now Free Radio). His achievements include, winning a Mobius award for creativity – one of radio’s most prestigious awards.

Martin was also station manager for the launch of a new radio station for Shrewsbury and Oswestry in 2006, and went on to present the drivetime show, for two years.

On a daily basis Martin looks after the advertising and business side of shropshirelive.com, which includes our popular business directory.

To contact Martin e-mail martin.childs@shropshirelive.com or call 01743 818 095.

The Team - Fiona Watkins

Fiona Watkins – Sales Coordinator

Fiona has a passion for everything Shropshire and local business, she looks after the sales side of things.

She loves to speak to local businesses who see the value in advertising their business and services online to a vast local audience and with around 138,000 visitors a month to shropshirelive.com – that’s a pretty big local community to project your sales message to!

Find out more by contacting Fiona on 01743 816 817.

To contact Fiona e-mail fiona.watkins@shropshirelive.com

To find out more about advertising to Shropshire visit our advertise with us page

The Team - Ryan Hillback

Ryan Hillback – Shrewsbury Town Sports Reporter

Ryan keeps an eye on everything Shrewsbury Town FC related with match previews and match reports, plus news and rumours from Shropshire’s biggest football team!

You can keep up to date with all the latest Shrewsbury Town Football Club news by viewing our sports pages.

You can follow Ryan on twitter @RyanHillback

To contact Ryan e-mail ryan.hillback@shropshirelive.com


The Team - Jenna Feasey R

Jenna Feasey – Arts and Entertainment Reporter

Jenna loves everything entertainment and arts wise in Shropshire.

She reviews shows and events across the county, reporting back to our readers so they can keep updated with the latest theatre shows and entertainment news, she also has a love of the arts too, along with a passion for Fashion & Design.

You can follower Jenna on twitter @JennaFeasey

To contact Jenna e-mail jenna.feasey@shropshirelive.com