Carys - Owner & Founder Of Specky & Ginge
Carys is the owner and founder of Specky & Ginge. Her passion and expertise in content creating, storytelling and online promotion now helps businesses grow their online presence and brand awareness.
An award winning presenter and voice-over artist with 17 years broadcast experience with the biggest media networks. Presented Entertainment News for UBC Media, 4 Music & Superdrug. Carys' TV career began at ITV with a BAFTA Award for her work on the children's show 'Scoop'.
Carys has carried out voice-over work for several high profile clients including Superdrug, Aviva, World Duty Free for all UK airports, the Extreme Sports TV network and has also been the station voice for New York’s Hit Music station Z100.
She has also fronted media campaigns in TV, radio and press for The National Trust and charities such as Cancer Research UK and the internationally acclaimed charity World Horse Welfare.
Carys has demonstrated excellent journalist skills by writing several articles & columns for magazines. She also mentors media students to help them gain employment in the industry.
She is a well connected woman and has used her network of contacts within the entertainment industry to secure numerous celebrity interviews, from West End musical stars such as Mel C to Bruce Willis and JLS.
Tracy - SEO and Google Gal
Tracy is a Google Adwords Certified Professional and Conversion Specialist, helping you turn web visitors into paying customers using Online Marketing techniques based around what you want to achieve.
Every business is unique, and we listen to what you would like to achieve, and when you would like to reach that target by over a cup of coffee.
John - Creative King
Born and raised in Hemel Hempstead, John moved to Bedfordshire in 2006 to study for his degree. After finishing University he took a marketing role at "Outdoorkit", a company for which he had worked prior and during his time at University as Assistant Store Manager.
John soon progressed to become the Manager of the Marketing Team, and spent 6 years working on Social Media campaigns, SEO, Google AdWords and print adverts.
In 2015 he became a Police Officer with Bedfordshire Police. A highly rewarding and challenging time in his life. However, the birth of his daughter, meant he wanted more time at home with his family, making the decision to rejoin the Digital Marketing world and Specky & Ginge. Outside of work John enjoys playing and watching football and tennis, family time, climbing mountains and going to gigs.
Tara - Graphic Design Guru
If you’re looking for creative ideas that inspire action and design that knocks your socks off, then Tara is your woman! She is proud to strut her stuff on the dance floor of design! A clear thinking, straight talking problem solver that knows a thing or two about marketing-led design that does what it should.
From complete re brands to bold branding, unforgettable design or super-smart marketing, Tara will capture the feel and message of your brand perfectly.
Jasmin - Digital Marketing Queen
Jasmin grew up in Northampton and it was only when she went to university that she decided to branch out!
Studying International Media and Communication Studies at the University of Nottingham, she was lucky enough to spend her second year in the Malaysia campus, meaning she was able to combine travel and study!
After spending a year in Manchester as a Digital Marketing Executive, Jasmin decided to take the leap into working freelance and is now excited to be part of the Specky & Ginge team! She has 3 main passions in her life, marketing, the arts/photography where she can get creative and lastly fitness, which has given her strength not only physically but mentally.
Sammy - Social Media Mistress
Sammy worked in Leighton Buzzard in the dental industry for 8 years, as a dental nurse and then worked her way up to practice manager.
After having her daughter Sophie she found her love for photography and social media marketing, and decided to build a career around these which allowed her work life balance around her family.
Sammy enjoys time with her other half Johnson and Sophs. As a family they all love visiting different places!
Adult time to themselves means football and cinema, and a fair bit of Prosecco! She loves having fun with friends and her sister. Other passions in life are climbing mountains, traveling and have completed the Belfast and Milton Keynes marathon.