The Team

Shropshire Live 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 Shropshire Live 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 16 years.

He set up 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 likes nothing more than meeting people who have great stories to tell and share.

To contact Chris e-mail 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 Shropshire Live.

To contact Martin e-mail 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 Shropshire Live – that’s a pretty big local community to project your sales message too!

Find out more by contacting Fiona on 01743 816 817.

To contact Fiona e-mail

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