Founder and Managing Director
Julia Smith founded The Digital Voice in 2012 and specialises in digital communications, PR, event content creation, press distribution, thought leadership, industry event creation and moderation, awards writing, digital PR strategy and event experiences.
She has expert knowledge in PR, communications and event content creation for adtech and martech companies. In her role as Founder and Managing Director of The Digital Voice, she manages a team that delivers PR, communications and showcase experiences for long-term clients Impact, White Bullet, Covatic, Inskin Media, Brand Metrics, Adverty, Cavai, Adnami, Admixer, Audience Store & tmwi; plus virtual experience clients of IAA, Magnite, Glamour Magazine, BloomFest and Captify.
She started my career in digital advertising at Dennis Publishing 26 years ago and she has been at the heart of the changing digital media landscape ever since. She has held major commercial roles both agency and media side including Associated Newspapers, 614 Group, The Mirror Group Newspapers, Dennis Publishing, Harvest Digital, IAB, Nexus Business Media and UPC Media.
Known as 'The Voice', She is a regular industry commentator and speaker and she was nominated for the Greatest Individual Contribution Award at the New Media Age Awards 2010. In 2016, she was voted by the industry as being in the top 5 Digital Trading Leaders 2016 at The Drum Digital Trading Awards. Most recently, she was nominated for Global Ad Tech Personality of the Year at The Wires 2020 and SheHasNoLimits Community Maker 2020 award.
Julia is a ccommittee member of women's network, dawn London and co-founder of Digital Leading Ladies which we created as an informal and inclusive group in 2018 and currently comprises 225+ of the most senior and entrepreneurial women in the digital advertising industry. Digital Leading Lads and Ladies was then set up in 2019 and has 250+ of the finest minds in UK ad tech who share information, expertise and connections with other media veterans. In 2021, she also became a Bloom UK member and also co-founded SPILL (Sober Party Industry Lads and Ladies) industry group to support people who work in the digital ad industry who've said no to alcohol or wish to be a mindful drinker.
If you'd like to find out more about how The Digital Voice team can be your voice through PR, comms, awards and experiences, do get in touch:
Senior PR and Communications Manager
Kasey Long is PR and Communications Manager for The Digital Voice and works with clients across all areas of Events, Content Marketing, Social, Communications and PR planning and delivery. Prior to joining The Digital Voice, Kasey has held social media marketing and event programming roles for Velofest, Cape Resorts and Plexal.
Lucy Fisher is a leading journalist, copywriter and PR consultant with more than 15 years’ experience. In recent years, Lucy has been working as a communications consultant and media trainer for a variety of international PR companies and technology brands. Lucy frequently writes for a range of publications, from lifestyle magazines to martech journals and national newspapers and broadcasters. She is a PR expert in writing in-depth analysis and investigative articles for industry-leading publications and primarily works on B2B projects with a specialism in ad tech.
Head of Content
Adam Woods has been a journalist, editor and ghost writer for more than 20 years. He has covered digital marketing and ad-tech in expert detail for as long as they have existed and writes about marketing and music for national newspapers, trade magazines and media and advertising clients. His work has featured in the Guardian, Mail on Sunday, Financial Times, Telegraph, Music Week, Campaign, IQ and numerous extinct B2B mags, and his corporate clients have included Havas, Eurosport, Digitas, IPC Media and Tug. He has interviewed many rock stars, though that is not automatically as interesting as it sounds.
Sarah Wragg is a writer and communications specialist with more than 15 years’ experience of the advertising industry. A former media trade journalist, she has also held a number of senior media agency communications roles with both a UK and an international focus. Sarah works with The Digital Voice clients on PR messaging and strategy as well as providing powerful copywriting for a range of channels.
Letitiah Obiri is a content marketer and copywriter with experience at leading digital marketing agencies including Brooklyn Brothers and Havas. Letitiah has worked with some of the UK’s biggest brands including John Lewis, Tesco, Reuters and Virgin Trains. As a qualified journalist, she has also been featured in The Guardian, The Telegraph and Business Zone writing frequently about ecommerce, small business and social media.
Communications and Events Executive
Cameron is Communications and Events Executive for The Digital Voice and is also studying for a Masters in Events Management. Prior to joining The Digital Voice, Cameron has held various roles within event management and communications, including Creative Director for The University of Exeter’s magazine, RAZZ and Conference Assistant at EAIE’s annual conference. In her role as Communications and Events Executive, Cameron supports our clients' virtual experiences on The Digital Voice Remo platform, as well as on awards and industry events.
Lead Graphic Designer
Zoe Castellano is Lead Graphic Designer for The Digital Voice and brings to the team nearly two decades of experience producing high quality artwork, creative and graphic design. Using the very latest design software, Zoe delivers social media, content marketing, branding and marketing design artwork for The Digital Voice clients and produces exceptional artwork that promotes their content, messaging and news.
Communications and Marketing Executive
Vindya Silva is Communications and Marketing Executive for The Digital Voice and delivers exceptional marketing support, account management, copywriting, content marketing and social media management for all our clients. She brings to The Digital Voice experience of working in a diverse range of industries, including legal and health, and has held communications and account management roles in these sectors.
Marketing and Analytics Executive
Maryum Sheikh is Marketing and Analytics Executive for The Digital Voice and is responsible for tracking the effectiveness of our social media marketing campaigns along with analyzing data, presenting trends, insights and strategic recommendations for all our clients. Mary has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Microsoft and IBM to develop her skill set in digital marketing, b2c, and b2b growth.