Let us introduce ourselves

We’re proud of the leadership team we’ve put together at GRV Media. Let us introduce you to the people who make us tick on a day to day basis.

 

Vic Daniels
Co-founder & Executive Chairman

Vic has worked in online publishing for almost 2 decades. He has enjoyed previous leadership roles in financial markets recruitment and the banking industry.

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Graham Morris
Co-founder & CEO

Graham’s tech background has helped him survive relatively unscathed through nearly 2 decades in online publishing.

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Robi Buckley
Co-founder & Senior Developer

Robi has worked in commercial web development since around 2009 and has a keen eye for design. When not coding he can be often found at Goodison Park watching his beloved Everton.

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Matt Honey
COO

Matt joined the Executive Team having previously run his own successful businesses in recruitment, automotive and the agricultural sectors. Previously our Head of Recruitment, he continues to execute the expansion in our successful and growing group.

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Dan Coombs
Director, Head of Global Sport Content

Dan Coombs has worked for GRV Media since 2012 and has helped the business grow it’s audience considerably during this period, while managing a team of writers. He has interviewed high profile names including Stuart Pearce and his work has been cited in Javier Hernandez’s biography. In addition to football, Dan is a big fan of the NFL and NBA.

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Liam Curtis
Director, Global Head of Entertainment, News and Lifestyle

Liam has covered everything from sport to health and fitness for brands such as Men’s Health and HITC. However, writing about the ridiculous antics of the Made in Chelsea crew is by far the most enjoyable.

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Edward Watkinson
Director, SEO & Digital Growth

Ed has been working in digital marketing since 2006, across all aspects of SEO, Social Media and Audience Development. When he’s not in work, he’s likely to be outdoors doing some kind of adrenaline fueled and dangerous sport.

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Mareen Anthonipillai
Director, Head of Programmatic

Mareen has worked in the ad tech industry specialising in programmatic and revenue operations since 2012. Prior to joining GRV Media he has managed multiple teams globally for brands like Mail Online and Mumsnet. He is a big lover of sports including football and cricket where he got selected for Middlesex U17 trials. In his spare time, he likes gaming and watches football.

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Chris Jones
Lead Engineer at GRV Media

With nearly two decades of experience in online publishing and web development, Chris has been with GRV Media since the outset and leads our engineering team.

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Lottie O’Neill
Deputy Head of Entertainment, News and Lifestyle

Lottie is passionate about news being accessible to everyone, and focuses on bringing audiences quality content that they enjoy. She loves the art of storytelling, whether that be news, movies or heavy hardback fiction.

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John Verrall
Deputy Head of Global Football Content

John has been with GRV Media for many years, starting out as a writer before taking on managerial roles at The Chelsea Chronicle and Arsenal Insider. He now manages a bigger number of football sites including Rousing The Kop and The Boot Room. He is an avid watcher of all sports and is a big Peterborough United fan.

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Kieran Doody
Head of Editorial SEO

Kieran has worked in journalism and digital publishing since late 2014, with a focused interest in editorial SEO and on-page optimisation. When not at work, you will usually find him searching for his ball on the nearest golf course.

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Graeme Bailey
Strategic & Operational Head of Football, HITC

Graeme arrived at GRV Media in January 2024 from Minute Media where he was Transfer Correspondent for 90min. He has over 25-years experience of football reporting and worked with numerous outlets including Goal, The Daily Mirror, The Sunday People and Bleacher Report, becoming one of the UK’s most trusted sources of transfer news with over 100k followers on Social Media. When not cheering on his beloved Middlesbrough FC or Cleveland Browns, he is most likely playing golf!

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Rogerio Amaral Junior
Head of Football Editorial and Digital Acquisition, Brazil

Rogerio Junior has been a sports journalist since 2011. He worked for more than 10 years at ESPN before joining GRV Media. Like most Brazilians, he is passionate about football and enjoys watching matches from around the world. In addition to writing, Rogerio also manages the team of journalist who write for GRV’s Brazilian websites.

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Lewis Blain
Head of Emerging Content and Development

Lewis joined GRV Media in October 2023 after several years at Snack Media, where he started out as a writer before taking on assistant editor and academy manager roles for its flagship sites. He now oversees several emerging and developing sites. When not working, Lewis is watching his boyhood team Aldershot Town. And he also has an interest in golf and NFL.

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Daniel Waldon
Head of Client Success Management and Communications

Daniel has been a Manchester City fan his entire life, and is experienced in Corporate Communications and Customer Relationship Management. He’s also a big fan of the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL.

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