Who we are

Fortitude provides clear PR advice aligned to business objectives and delivers first class PR and communications results.

We are a team of PR, communications, digital, video, marketing and journalism experts, led by Greig Box Turnbull. The combined talent and experience on hand at Fortitude enables the PR and Marketing agency to deliver high-impact integrated strategies that help define organisations and ensure they communicate effectively. We use various channels and tools to deliver results. We can act as a fully out-sourced press office, or an extension of an in-house team. We are a relationship based agency that values partnerships and long term success.

Greig Box Turnbull

Greig brings a strong senior mix of experience of the media, PR, business and sport to provide independent guidance and support. 

Greig founded Fortitude to provide organisations with clear communications guidance and quality output. Greig manages Fortitude, overseeing strategy and delivery for clients. He is a former managing director of Oxford United Football Club, former managing partner of Dragon, a Mayfair corporate and luxury PR consultancy and a former Daily Mirror journalist. At the Mirror Greig covered major global events and successfully campaigned for changes in dangerous driving legislation.

During Greig’s tenure at Oxford United he oversaw stadium record season ticket sales and record commercial revenue. Away from Fortitude Greig is the vice chairman of Oxford United in the Community and a director of Oxford City Stars Ice Hockey Club.

Thom Airs

Thom is an experienced videographer who delivers exceptional digital results that support client’s business objectives. 

At Fortitude Thom heads our video production and photography services and is our CAA approved drone operator. 

Experienced in journalism, PR, social media and video content production, Thom is a reliable communications all-rounder. 

Thom is a former news reporter on the Reading Evening Post, senior journalist on the Oxford Mail and Oxford Times and Bauer Group magazine editor. Away from Fortitude Thom edits an online sports brand for Bauer Media. 

Shaun Reynolds

Shaun is a communications adviser who excels at story telling.

He is experienced in journalism, PR, copy writing and social media and produces razor sharp content that supports client’s business goals.

Shaun represents clients in professional services, corporate, charity and sport. His background is in newspaper journalism and is a former news reporter, sports editor and chief writer for Newsquest and Bullivant Media.

He has worked on regional titles including the Coventry Observer and Swindon Advertiser. At the Coventry Observer Shaun regularly covered regional government and business news.

Miranda Chambers

Miranda is a senior PR Account Executive who has a passion for content creation.

She is experienced in blog writing, social media management and delivering integrated marketing campaigns that support clients’ business objectives. 

Miranda represents clients in sectors including property, hospitality, sport and professional services. 

She previously worked as a digital content creator for the easyGroup, as a marketing executive for an art gallery and in a managerial role for Mitchells and Butlers plc. Miranda was educated at Cheltenham Ladies’ College.

Rhiannon Freeman-Gray

Rhiannon is a Senior Account Executive with a love of communicating through storytelling.

She has experience in social media management, blog writing, and campaign creation and management. She represents clients across a range of industries, including travel, music, property and law. Rhiannon previously worked as a Marketing Executive at Bloxham School and has a passion for education. 

Rhiannon is completing a PhD at the University of Bristol in Religion and Theology, with a particular focus on the philosophy of aesthetics.

Rosie Teal-Hunt

Rosie is an Account Executive with a creative flair and passion for social media content creation.

She is experienced in social media management, alongside video and content creation, which she used to help build and develop clients online presence.

Rosie represents clients across the professional services, sport and hospitality sectors.

She previously worked as a Recruitment Coordinator for Oxford Royale. She is an Oxford Brookes University Business and Marketing Management graduate.

Richard Tilley

Richard is an award-winning communications specialist with more than 25 years’ media experience.

He excels in copywriting, thought leadership content creation and media relations. Richard was previously assistant editor at Newsquest Oxfordshire, where he was responsible for The Oxford Times and the group’s other weekly titles. He is a two-time winner and three-time runner-up at the British Sports Journalism Awards.

Richard also owns a specialist education marketing company, is an examiner with the National Council for the Training of Journalists and a cricket coach delivering state school programmes for the England & Wales Cricket Board.

John Hunt

John is a highly skilled image and video creator and content producer.

He is a professional commercial photographer, videographer, self-shooting producer and editor. Whether it is still or moving image, he has a wealth of experience, to advise, shoot and edit, perfect visual content to meet the needs of our clients.

John is a qualified member of the BIPP and RPS and has an MA in Film, Photography and Media. He is a management trustee at Film Oxford, and a visiting lecturer in photography and cinematography in three universities. He has trained and advised many companies and individuals on video, and social media output.

Alfie Ratcliffe

Alfie is an Account Executive who excels in copywriting, marketing, and audience research. 

He is experienced in blog writing, email marketing, social media campaigns, sport marketing and audience research. Alfie represents clients across the sports, professional services, and property sectors.

Alfie previously worked at sports marketing agency, Goodform by You First, primarily focusing on writing in-depth reports surrounding fan data and insights. He has also has experience in sales, relationship building, and hospitality.

William Smith

William excels in relationship-building, content creation and current affairs.

He is experienced in social media campaign management, copywriting and virtual and in-person events coordination.

William represents clients across the professional services, hospitality, property and sport sectors.

He previously worked in social media for South Oxfordshire District Council Conservative group and in account management support at the Oxford Group. William studied French & Politics at the University of Bristol and has worked in both the UK and France.

Why Fortitude?

Fortitude has a first class track record in devising and delivering PR strategies that support business objectives. We take time to understand your objectives and business and deliver in a time efficient, smart way; saving you money. 

Our team have excellent relationships with senior decision makers in the media and are highly experienced in journalism, digital PR, traditional PR, copy writing, blog creation, social media and video.

We believe in relationships and are fully accountable and flexible in our approach. Fortitude is a young, lean and ambitious business with a strong emphasis on client delivery.

Fortitude cares about your success.

Oxford Property Consulting
What our clients have to say

Fortitude was very clear about what it could offer and have performed over and above how it said it would. Fortitude has significantly increased media coverage of my business and delivered coverage which is entirely on brand. Greig is dynamic, thorough, hard-working, approachable and a great guy. I couldn’t recommend Fortitude and Greig himself, highly enough.

Ben Proctor, Managing Director Oxford Property Consulting

What to expect from us

A flexible approach to delivering success

We begin every relationship with an opening exploratory meeting where we establish your goals and get to understand your business. We then produce a strategy to demonstrate how we would work. We shape our tactical output and how we operate to suit your needs. We work on both a retained basis, and a project basis.

Our fees are reasonable and our contracts are clear and straightforward. Relationships are key to Fortitude, we align ourselves with our clients’ goals and ensure regular honest dialogue which fits into your schedule.

Bold Communications Strategies

Communication is a fundamental part of a brand and its identity and has a significant impact on customers’ behaviour, employee engagement and image. We can help you get this right. 

Before embarking on any output devising a detailed communications strategy is key. This outlines how you will be positioned and described in all communications. 

We believe in bold strategies and fresh content-lead campaigns underpinned by great Fortitude: courage, bravery, spirit and strength of mind.

Effective PR

Fortitude was created to provide first class PR support to businesses, charities and individuals based on a unique mix of experience of the media, business, digital and PR

We deliver effective PR results that support your business objectives. We are committed to delivering results and building partnerships, based on integrity and mutual respect. 

Fortitude is a young, lean and ambitious business with a strong emphasis on client delivery. Fortitude cares about your success and delivers PR with impact. 

The Sheehan Group
What our clients have to say

I’m always impressed with Fortitude’s great story ideas, quick reactions to requests and excellent judgement when it comes to what pitches will be suitable for our various audiences. Greig is enthusiastic, efficient and a pleasure to work with.

Tara Sheehan, Finance Director The Sheehan Group

Start growing your brand today

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