• ABOUT UPDATES MEDIA

    We are pioneers in online news in Birmingham.

    QUALITY LOCAL JOURNALISM IN THE DIGITAL ERA

    We understand the importance and value of delivering information that matters to locals.

    THE VOICE OF AUTHORITY AND ACCURACY

    Our founding editor in chief Luke Addis started Birmingham Updates during the August 2011 riots to dispel myth and rumour in the city.

    TRUST FROM OUR AUDIENCE

    Through our breaking and straight to the fact updates, we have grown organically to become the most engaged local media channel in the region with 480,000 followers and 12 million monthly views.

  • BIRMINGHAM UPDATES

    We deliver informative and accurate news, travel and weather updates via our website and social media channels, with our unique, authentic voice that truly cares.

    Birmingham Updates Website
    Birmingham Updates Facebook Page
    Birmingham Updates Twitter Page
    Birmingham Updates Instagram Profile
  • OUR TEAM

    We're a group of creatives and entrepreneurs who love everything social.

    Luke Addis

    Creative Genius.

    Founder of BU and an absolute creative genius. Loves everything social media and has built Birmingham Updates from the ground up through hard work, determination and connecting with the audience.

     

    Known locally as Batman, everyone knows Luke, but not many people have seen him!

    Oli Hills

    The Numbers Guy.

    Having joined the team in January 2017, Oli has paved the way to working with brands to increase their reach and engagement with our audiences. Experienced in tech start-ups and finance, Oli is obsessed with data.

     

    Loves all things cycling and golf with a soft spot for Newcastle United.

    Steph Ko

    Content Machine.

    Steph is our newest recruit and is owning all things content marketing. Steph makes it her duty to be ahead of the curve with regards to thought leadership in local media and native content - the killer combo.

     

    Otherwise.... Can be seen playing with her favourite dog, Avocado, or checking out Birmingham's best restaurants.

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