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James Taylor Biddable Account Specialist

Meet James Taylor, our Biddable Account Specialist

James Taylor, our Biddable Account Specialist has been working in Digital Marketing since 2004. Following completing a Computer Science degree he discovered his passion for SEO, paid search and Google Ads. Paid Search Marketing underpins a significant part of our client and campaign work. Working alongside Angela Bello, a fellow Biddable Account Specialist at Route, James works closely with our…

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Lewis Herring Route Employee

Meet Lewis Herring, Reporting & Data Executive

Lewis Herring, our Reporting & Data Executive, initially started his career in accountancy before studying Economics and Business at Newcastle University.  Numerically minded and a people person, since joining us in June, Lewis has become a key team member. Working closely with clients and the wider Route team Lewis takes an agile approach to campaign delivery, constantly testing, measuring, and…

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North East Marketing Awards 2022

It was great to celebrate the fantastic regional success stories at NE Marketing Awards last week. ✨ Huge thank you to Jess Sinton and Nigel Wright Recruitment for inviting our MD Darren Davidson to this year’s event.  It was also lovely to catch-up with ⭐️ Rachel Dalby, Phil Coverdale, Justin Barlow, Matthew Newman and James Sykes. We hope you all had a fabulous evening! Congratulations to all of the inspiring winners and…

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Route Christmas Party

Festive Celebrations  It was great to celebrate the festive season with the whole team at Tomahawk Steakhouse followed by karaoke – there’s no better way to bond as a team than over a bit of Mariah Carey. ✨ It was a jammed packed evening full of secret santa gifts, reflecting on the past 12-months and the team’s self-voted awards:  🏆…

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Meet Ben Dascombe, Director

Ben Dascombe, our Director, initially started out in marketing in the 90s, working on the client side. He moved over to the agency side of the industry in 1997 to work at a specialist radio agency, before leaving to launch a media agency in London. He ran the agency with his partners for 17 years, helping to launch a number…

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2022 Review

What a year… It’s that time of year when you reflect on the past 12 months and what a year it has been for the Route team! During a recent team meeting, the team summed 2022 up as: jam-packed; fast-paced; challenging and exciting. 📍Working on a range of exciting projects with wonderful clients including Environment Bank, JMAC , Luxury Cotswold…

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Darren Davidson, born in Gateshead and now Managing Director of Route Agency

Meet Darren Davidson, Managing Director

Darren Davidson Darren Davidson, our MD first started out in the advertising industry working at ITV in London as an airtime sales assistant, scheduling TV adverts for ITV Tyne Tees. He then moved on to work for large media companies in London including Sky and News UK before founding Route with his business partner Ben Dascombe. Gateshead-born Darren is passionate…

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