Factory Media

About Factory Media

Factory Media is the leading specialist in lifestyle sports and their culture, with over 32 years of experience creating inspirational, engaging and influential content. Founded by CEO Darryl Newton and acquired by the Forward Internet Group in 2012, the media company has 23 owned and operated digital channels, an extensive social media footprint, broadcast quality production and distribution services, with over 130 creative and commercial staff focused on innovative content solutions for brands, broadcasters and agencies.

Owned channels include Mpora, ‘the world of action and adventure’, Dirt, ‘the heart and soul of mountain biking’, Surf Europe, ‘ tomorrow’s surfing today’, Sidewalk, ‘the home of British skateboarding’, Onboard, ‘the voice of European snowboarding’ plus popular cycling titles RCUK and Total Women’s Cycling.

Reaching over 350 million fans, Factory Media makes a significant and measurable impact on a broad range of influential audiences who love the visual spectacle, amazing stories and authentic content that’s produced by its expert teams.

Address
1 West Smithfield,
Farringdon,
London EC1A 9JU

Telephone
0207 332 9700

Email
paula.viidu@factorymedia.com

Website
www.factorymedia.com

Year established
2000

Number of staff
50 - 200

Annual turnover
£10-20m

Senior Directors
Darryl Newton - managing director
Nick Bradley - commercial director
Dee Smith - content director

New business director
Commercial Director, Nick Bradley
nick.bradley@factorymedia.com

Head of Agency Sales, Chris Fischer
chris.fischer@factorymedia.com

Clients
Ford
Mini
Microsoft
Mountain Dew
Oakley
Nike
Casio
O2
Activison
Nikon
BMW
3
VF Corp
BA
Jeep
Sage.