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CLICK ON THE INDIVIDUAL NAMES TO DISCOVER A BIT MORE ABOUT THE IGNITION SPORTS MEDIA TEAM 

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Andrew Jones
Chairman
Chairman of Ignition Sports Media and Chairman and Group Managing Director of Stephens & George Ltd, the UK’s leading sheetfed lithographic printing company founded in 1912 by Andrew’s great grandfather.
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Ian Guildford
Commercial Director
Now with more than 25 years’ experience within sports media, the former journalist and football club media manager founded Ignition Publications Ltd in 2003 before merging businesses with O Publishing in 2017 to form Ignition Sports Media. Ian has so far overseen the production of more than 10 million match-day programmes, thankfully not too many of which are stored in his attic.
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Vanessa Jones
Director
Mother of 3 wonderful children and married to Andrew Jones, the Chairman & Managing Director of Stephens & George Ltd and Director of Ignition Sports Media. W.C.M.D. undergraduate. Financial Adviser for 20 years.

Various corporate titles and roles including, Corporate Development Director of Stephens & George Ltd, Shareholding Director of Good Things Media Ltd, Shareholding Director of Ignition Sports Media, Shareholding Director of Caric Press Ltd and Founder & Chairperson of Stephens & George Centenary Charitable Trust.
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Darren Debatistta
Director
Chartered Accountant. Experience across many diverse industries including cosmetics and household goods; housebuilding; printing and publishing.
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Rebekah Stokes
Senior Account Manager
Been involved in publishing for over 20 years in Ireland and the U.K. Worked in sports and consumer industries with roles ranging from commercial, retail to account management positions. Has been involved in all aspects of the business and gained significant experience and understanding from the perspective of the programme sellers right up to the CEO of Clubs and all levels in between.
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Dave Middleton
Senior Production Editor
Dave is the 'traffic controller' at Ignition Sports Media, making sure the production process runs smoothly from the first line of copy received to final sign off of proofs. A sports journalist first and foremost, Dave joined Ignition Publications in 2010, transferring in from a leading Midlands press agency.
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Zahra Ginieres Ridge
Head of Design
Falmouth College of Art graduate. Head of Creative at Ignition Sports Media managing our team of designers. Working out of our Design Studio in Penzance. Zahra has extensive experience working within the media industry.
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Alex Guildford
Senior Designer
After joining Ignition Publications as a part-time junior, Alex soon left his tea-making duties behind and followed a passion for graphic design. In the ten years since he has risen through the ranks to become a talented creative at Ignition Sports Media with a far better appreciation for a catchy front cover than he ever had for making a brew!
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Julian Tredinnick
Designer
Falmouth College of Art graduate. Born and raised in the far West of Cornwall a designer, surfer, skateboarder, husband, father and prolific pasty eater who is partial to red wine, cider and rum. A passion for the sea, sport, art and happiness, smiling his way through life with family in a beautiful part of the country working in a job and industry he loves.
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Kirsty Saynor
Production Editor
Kirsty joined Ignition Publications in June 2015 after graduating from Huddersfield University with a degree in Sports Journalism. Working closely with Dave Middleton in the Ignition Sports Media production studio, Kirsty is calmness personified, even in the heat of deadline day.
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Marius Janavicius
Designer
A graduate from Vytautas Magnus University in his native Lithuania, Marius came to Britain to pursue his dream of being a graphic designer, completing a further degree through the Interactive Design Institute to help him on his way.