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Leading digital agency Stone’s Throw Media expand to welcome new talent

Fast growing video, animation and livestreaming agency Stone’s Throw Media has expanded its workforce by welcoming two new members to the team.

Ricky Lynch and Phil Shireby both join the digital agency in the roles of videographer expanding the Stone’s Throw Media team to nine employees.

Ricky joins Stone’s Throw Media as a graduate from the University of Wolverhampton. He comes with relevant experience, having produced high quality videos during his studies.

Phil has worked in the video production industry for seven years and brings a wealth of experience to the team. Not only is he adept at editing, but also has the capability to support the animation department with motion graphics.

Stone’s Throw Media was launched in 2011 by founders Mike Chinn and Matt Weston after they met on a University of Wolverhampton media course. The founders bill Stone’s Throw Media as being for clients “looking to grow” through video, animation, and livestreaming events, with staffing growing to nine this year as revenues and profits grew to new highs.

Co-founder and director Matt Weston said:

“We are delighted Ricky and Phil have joined us as we continue to progress as a business. It is great to welcome two members to the team who bring a wealth of experience to our growing team.”

Fellow co-founder and director Mike Chinn added: “Ricky and Phil’s video production experience will be a real asset to the business and provide us with additional capabilities and resources to grow the business further.”

Based at Wolverhampton Science Park, Stone’s Throw, whose clients include leading brands Redrow, JLR and Wolverhampton Wanderers, is up for the Black Country Chamber of Commerce 2022 award for Small Business of the Year. The team are among the founders of not-for-profit business group Creative Chain, which has brought on board 60 agencies and businesses from Wolverhampton and the Black Country to raise the profile of local talent in the creative industries.

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