Why the beautiful game is exactly not that
December 5, 2016

Why the beautiful game is exactly not that


Neil Walton, an account manager at Deep South Media, reflects on the role of the media and communications professionals in dealing with difficult scenarios such as historical child sex abuse at football clubs.   Imagine this. You’re a parent, dropping your kids off to football training before a big away game the next day. Their coach is taking care of … Read More

Hot off the press – our newsletter is out now!
December 2, 2016

Hot off the press – our newsletter is out now!


Our Winter 2016-2017 newsletter is out now! It features the range of expert services we provide to help businesses and organisations save money and make money.

Chapecoense plane crash reveals true heart of football
November 30, 2016

Chapecoense plane crash reveals true heart of football


Neil Walton, an account director at Deep South Media, reflects on the plane crash in Colombia which wiped out a generation of gifted young footballers. The public outpouring of grief reveals the true heart of football as communication executives at clubs here in the UK look how to sensitively mark a tragedy which has shocked so many of us.   … Read More

Our nation of innovation
November 28, 2016

Our nation of innovation


We’re a nation of entrepreneurs, of can-do attitudes. Ron Wain, the managing director of Deep South Media, which works for 50 companies and organisations across many sectors, from engineering to professional services, praises your animal spirits.

Who are ya – will the real Wayne Rooney please stand up?
November 17, 2016

Who are ya – will the real Wayne Rooney please stand up?


Here we go (again)… England’s footballers have become the toast of the nation for all of the wrong reasons. The FA are reported to be ‘furious’ after 10 of the national team’s squad went out on a 4.30am ‘bender’ after their 3-0 win over Scotland. Skipper Wayne ‘Wazza’ Rooney quite sensibly decided to stay at the team hotel but was … Read More

Going viral is joyously infectious
November 10, 2016

Going viral is joyously infectious


When the UK woke up on November 9 half of America was in mourning and much of the world was shell-shocked at the bombshell news that Donald Trump was now the most powerful man in the world.

Top Trump
November 9, 2016

Top Trump


Just when you thought 2016 couldn’t get any stranger along comes Donald to Trump the lot.

Peaks of imperfection
November 8, 2016

Peaks of imperfection


They used to look like Swiss Alps – now they resemble alligator teeth devices in car parks.

Wearing poppies with pride
November 2, 2016

Wearing poppies with pride


Poppies: A genuine mark of respect or virtue-signalling? Neil Walton, an account manager at Deep South Media, reflects.

My first ten years at Deep South Media…
September 12, 2016

My first ten years at Deep South Media…


It’s 10 years to the day since Ron Wain joined Deep South Media from his job as business editor and a former newsdesker at the Southern Daily Echo in Southampton. Headhunted, he arrived as a senior account director before promotion to director, commercial director, joint managing director and, from this January, managing director. Ron, pictured here on the front left with colleagues, shares reflections.