“The only thing he buys badly is lunch,” says John Hegarty. Founded JAA in 1978 and went on to set up Association of Media Independents. Also created and founder shareholder of PHD in 1990. Marathon runner, Masters Hockey player and all-round sports nut.
Sarah joined in September 2017 to uphold JAA’s enviable TV Trading reputation. Her extensive experience includes agency & media owner having worked at both ITV & Channel 4. Sarah likes nothing better than a negotiation & loves a media bargain. When she’s not socialising with her many media contacts she’s cheering on Manchester United – from her TV set in Surrey of course!
After catching flights around Europe, George joined the TV team in 2017 putting his History degree to good use in the world of media. As he likes to remind everyone he is also the only member of JAA to have a Hollywood movie filmed at his house. His passions include Chelsea, films and Amstel.
After achieving a degree in agricultural studies from Durham University, Luke has cultivated his gardening skills since joining JAA in 2016 and now works on a number of accounts, including Save The Children, Royal British Legion and Age UK. As a keen tennis player Luke’s ball skills could turn a few heads!
An aspiring cheese connoisseur who grew up in the heart of Luton, James joined the TV team in 2016 keen to get involved in the world of media. Having studied Media Practice at the University of Sussex, James has traded in his camera for calculator and hasn’t looked back. He has a strong interest in the Gym, NBA and endures the task of supporting Norwich City.
Josh joined the TV department in March 2016 after spending a few months traveling across Latin America. He currently works on a number of campaigns such as Macmillan, Save the Children & Concern. Josh enjoys hanging out with friends and is a passionate Watford FC season ticket holder.
Ben joined JAA in June 2017 immediately after achieving a degree in Advertising Management and Digital Communications. He currently works across a range of clients from Diabetes UK, Action For Children and St John Ambulance to PXG Golf. As a semi-professional football player, Ben has a competitive spirit which has seen him compete in the FA Cup 1st Round.
This country girl from Hampshire joins us after studying Business and Marketing Management at Oxford Brookes. A keen horse enthusiast, Georgia utilises her riding skills and a never says neigh attitude to gallop headfirst into any task given. Georgia is also partial to shortening words which is obs tots amaze!