RealWire Limited

Delivering Relevance, Releasing Influence

The Team

A little bit about the people behind RealWire...

Adam Parker

Chief Executive

Adam is responsible for the strategy and development of the business. Adam took on his executive role in early 2006, having been a Non-Executive director since the company began.

Adam is a Chartered Accountant and has previously spent over nine years with PricewaterhouseCoopers working in the Corporate Finance and Business Advisory service lines.

David Sheppard

Non-Executive Chairman

David works alongside Adam, setting the company’s strategic aims and reviewing and managing performance against the company’s objectives. He has over 30 years management, marketing and communications experience, mostly at board level.

Over the course of his career David has worked in a wide and diverse range of industries in the UK and US including, telecoms, gas, consumer, chemicals, banking, and aircraft engineering, winning a number of PRCA, BAIE and other awards for his work.

Justin Reid

Technology Manager

Justin has been working alongside RealWire since 2001 developing the website and web services for both senders and receivers of news. In his current role he still acts as the lead developer whilst building the web team and overseeing wider technological enhancements to the service and organisation.


AdParker: RT @Kriss_nufc83: #NUFC fans singing, "you'll never walk alone" in memory of the 96 Hillsbrough victims. Goosebumps #JFT96 #LFC https://t.c…
Sun, 01 May 2016 08:14:39

JustinReid: Forgot I ordered this rather geeky bookend... 😏?
Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:53:34

Emily Gosling

Client Services Manager

Emily originally began life at RealWire in the service delivery team, but quickly moved to account development position. Emily is now responsible for a number of clients, providing guidance and advice, and ensuring her clients get the very most from the RealWire service.

Zoe Dickinson

Excellence Manager

Zoe has worked with the service delivery team since joining RealWire back in 2006 after completing her degree in Marketing and Public Relations. She now holds the Excellence Manager position and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the RealWire database. She manages our relationships with Editors and Journalists making sure they receive the most relevant press releases from us.

Samantha Sharp

Operations Manager

Samantha joined RealWire in 2011 as part of our Operations team ensuring releases are distributed and monitored for efficiently. Samantha has since become Operations Manager, responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the team.


emilya: #PoundlandLovesPets @Poundland nobody is as comfortable as my cat is on a beanbag #NationalPetMonth
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:42:00

mrszoedickinson: RT @TomScott1: Why on earth am I sat genuinely interested in a live stream of a puddle in Newcastle? Because I’m British that’s why. #Drumm…
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 15:23:42

Samantha5harp: Welcome back!! He is happy to be home, promise 😄? @emilya @TheLukeGosling
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:40:28

Fran Cator

Operations Executive

Fran joined the team in Summer 2014. She is a Media (with Media Practices) graduate from Nottingham Trent University and part of her heart still lies in Nottingham, even after returning to Lincoln in 2012.

Leah Wood

Operations Executive

Leah joined RealWire in October 2015, having previously graduated from the University of Lincoln with an English degree. Leah joined as an Operations Executive, preparing, distributing and monitoring press releases for clients as part of the Operations team.


frannle: RT @Samantha5harp: Thank you @FranMadeUK for my knitting lesson today 😄?🐏?? #mermaidtail #knitting #iwannabetheverybest
Sat, 23 Apr 2016 14:36:42

leahbwood: RT @dbaxterwright: QUIZ: are you Becky with the good hair?
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:29:59