Pyers Easton
Managing Director

How long have you been with the company? I took Raycom over from the family after the sad and untimely death of its charismatic founder and my good friend, Ray Withers in 2002
What is your role? Managing Director. I like to think that I do all the big stuff and lead from the front, but frankly it’s mostly about entertaining my colleagues with inappropriate jokes and hidden song titles in Slack threads
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? I could say working with such a wonderful team, or having such a charming bunch of customers, but it’s probably us all having pizzas whenever a new member of staff starts
Pick a random fact about you? I once took BBC Radio 1 off air nationwide when Uri Geller walked up to me and caused the equipment I was working on to crash
If you could have any superpower what would you have? The power to give myself superpowers at will
What is your favourite quote (film, Tv, real life)? My hovercraft is full of eels
All-time favourite game? Trying, but mostly failing, to win an argument with my two young girls
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Don’t care, so I am going to answer a different question: George Harrison
Ketchup or brown sauce? Mayonnaise
What is your favourite food? Pizza and/or pasta or anything my son creates (actually I just like FOOD!)
What is your favourite place on Earth? Aude, France
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? Fear and Loathing in Evesham
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Mix them together
Cats or dogs? I hate it when it rains
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Panic
What was your dream job as a kid? Something in electronics and radio/audio/wireless. I guess I have been pretty lucky there

Andy Clements
Commercial Director

How long have you been with the company? Since 2013
What is your role? Sometime conductor but mainly clippy and driver of the Raycom charabanc as it navigates the twists, turns and ever changing terrain of it’s route through the market
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? The short commute
Pick a random fact about you? My great Grandfather held the title of best physically developed man in Great Britain, I look just like him from the eyebrows upwards 🙂
If you could have any superpower what would you have? A good memory … or am I supposed to have that already, I can’t remember?
What is your favourite quote? I’ve had a wonderful evening. This wasn’t it
All-time favourite game? Business
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Saturday, looking forward to Sunday
Ketchup or brown sauce? HP
What is your favourite food? Korean
What is your favourite place on Earth? Wherever I am at the time
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? Is it me?
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Yes please
Cats or dogs? Cats but don’t tell the dog
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Get off the floor
What was your dream job as a kid? I’ll tell you when I grow up

Mike Keen
Sales & Ecommerce Manager

How long have you been with the company? Since 2017
What is your role? Other than barraging my colleagues with awful dad jokes? Looking after sales and the website
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? Playing ‘name the song wrong game.’ Colleagues & customers – every day is different and full of interesting conversations
Pick a random fact about you? I co-wrote a song called ‘Watching over you’ which was released by the band Thunder in their album ‘Bang.’ Oh, and I can bark like a dog in 16 languages
If you could have any superpower what would you have? Infinite Genies
What is your favourite quote? He’s dead, Dave, everybody is dead, everybody is dead, Dave.
All-time favourite game? Street Fighter 2
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Saturday
Ketchup or brown sauce? Ketchup
What is your favourite food? Italian
What is your favourite place on Earth? Tuscany (wine!)
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? Magic Mike Strips Again
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Both, because why not?
Cats or dogs? Cats
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Spend the £2 on another ticket
What was your dream job as a kid? Musician and Sound Engineer

Alexandra Thorn
Logistics Manager

How long have you been with the company? Since 2012
What is your role? Logistics Manager
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? Mike. He’s a legend. He really is the best.
Pick a random fact about you? I’m an undefeated ‘spot the difference’ champion
If you could have any superpower what would you have? Invisibility
What is your favourite quote? We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public
All-time favourite game? Mousetrap … In fact I might go to WH Smith right now as I think I have lost most of the bits to my 1980s version!
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? SUNDAY a) Lie in (which I am rubbish at but I do try b) Big breakfast c) Dog walk d) Afternoon pub drinking e) Roast Dinner and Countryfile
Ketchup or brown sauce? Ketchup
What is your favourite food? Roast Dinner … I don’t care what meat as long as I have roast potatoes and home made gravy I’m easy
What is your favourite place on Earth? I love where I live right now.. I am nestled in the North Cotswolds where I have grown up and I have rediscovered some new walks and views over the past 12 months
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? Thornado (my nickname)
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Mixed Popcorn
Cats or dogs? All you need to do is meet my Pickle and you would think the same… But I am biased!
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Upgrade my house to an old stone version but I would like a garage so I can get a chest freezer! I miss stocking up on food!
What was your dream job as a kid? Vet

Andy Doswell
Service Engineer

How long have you been with the company? Since late 2017
What is your role? Service Management, Engineer
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? Job satisfaction of fixing things
Pick a random fact about you? I currently have 32 televisions in my house!
If you could have any superpower what would you have? Teleportation
What is your favourite quote? I will not be beaten by mere machinery
All-time favourite game? Elite
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Sunday, Grand Prix is on
Ketchup or brown sauce? HP
What is your favourite food? Curry
What is your favourite place on Earth? Barafundle, Wales
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? The Wizard of Doz
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Salty
Cats or dogs? Cats
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? By a 60’s cooper S
What was your dream job as a kid? Television repair man

Darren Porter
Financial Controller

How long have you been with the company? Since March 2021
What is your role? Financial whip & a lot of button clicking
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? The people, they are all crackers!
Pick a random fact about you? Before accountancy I wanted to join the funeral business
If you could have any superpower what would you have? Time-travel & telekinesis
What is your favourite quote? If at first you don’t succeed, failure may be your style
All-time favourite game? How quickly can I spend money
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Sunday, purely because it ends with a roast
Ketchup or brown sauce? Mayonnaise
What is your favourite food? Anything lemon favoured
What is your favourite place on Earth? My bed
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? To be continued…
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Mixed
Cats or dogs? Dogs
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Faint
What was your dream job as a kid? Policeman

Pyers Easton (P2)
Technical Assistant

How long have you been with the company? Since Feb 2019
What is your role? Assisting with technical builds and repairs. Arranging 3D print prototypes, and assisting with R&D projects
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? The people, everyone is great!
Pick a random fact about you? I love anything and everything to do with Japan and I have a habit of ordering random items from there too!
If you could have any superpower what would you have? Unlimited luck
What is your favourite quote? They asked me how well I understood theoretical physics. I said I had a theoretical degree in physics. They said welcome aboard
All-time favourite game? The best game I have played recently is Half Life Alyx it’s an incredible experience and game
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Sunday, because you don’t have to do that much
Ketchup or Brown sauce? Mayonnaise
What is your favourite food? Asian Food is fun to cook or Italian
What is your favourite place on Earth? International Space Station
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? R2P2 – The Return
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Salty
Cats or dogs? Cats because they just do their own thing
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? A Flight on SpaceX Shuttle (not the Prototype!)
What was your dream job as a kid? Astronaut

George Webb
Video Producer/Photographer

How long have you been with the company? Since November 2019
What is your role? In between convincing Pyers to buy me the latest camera on the market, producing videos for our YouTube channel Raycom TV (have you subscribed?) and photography for our social media channels and website
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? The Raycom Team
Pick a random fact about you? Happiest when outdoors
If you could have any superpower what would you have? The ability to Teleport
What is your favourite quote? Creativity is contagious, pass it on
All-time favourite game? Chess
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Saturday, Sundays to recover!
Ketchup or Brown sauce? Ketchup
What is your favourite food? Beef Wellington
What is your favourite place on Earth? Molietes, in France, surfing
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? The Chronicles of George Webb
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Mix of both
Cats or dogs? Dogs
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Throw a big party
What was your dream job as a kid? Astronaut

Jilly Jones
Sales

How long have you been with the company? Since 2019
What is your role? Generating sales, assisting with sales enquiries and some general marketing activity along with talking loudly on the phone!
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? Izaak & George!
Pick a random fact about you? My brother once swapped his BMX for a baby Crocodile
If you could have any superpower what would you have? Flight
What is your favourite quote? Talk to me Goose
All-time favourite game? Crib
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Sunday
Ketchup or Brown sauce? Ketchup
What is your favourite food? Whatever I’m eating at the time
What is your favourite place on Earth? Bougainville
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? Jilly Jones, the life and times
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Salted
Cats or dogs? Dogs
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Throw a party
What was your dream job as a kid? Journalist

Jamie Baird
Web Administrator

How long have you been with the Company? Since late 2020
What is your role? Maintaining the website day to day, so double busy with listing new products and updating existing
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? Great working environment, enjoy the banter around the office
Pick a random fact about you? Held the record for the high jump in high school
If you could have any superpower what would you have? Invisibility
What is your favourite quote? Ain’t get it, ain’t real cube
All-time favourite game? Stardew Valley, ’cause it chill
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Saturday not Sunday because you have to go to bed at a normal time
Ketchup or brown sauce? Ketchup
What is your favourite food? Pie and chips with gravy
What is your favourite place on Earth? My bedroom
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? Me, my shelf and pie
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Toffee
Cats or dogs? Cats
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Buy a house
What was your dream job as a kid? Astronaut

Izaak Singleton
Sales Manager at Raycom Productions

How long have you been with the company? Since mid 2020
What is your role? To spread the wonderful news and capabilities of Raycom Productions! Please visit the website www.raycomproductions.com for more information.
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? The colleagues, the atmosphere, doing something different every day
Pick a random fact about you? I am currently working on a degree in cyber security!
If you could have any superpower what would you have? Foresight/Predict the future accurately
What is your favourite quote? Everyone and their mum is packing round here
All-time favourite game? DayZ
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Sunday, there are no expectations of what you need to do
Ketchup or brown sauce? Ketchup
What is your favourite food? Anything Italian!
What is your favourite place on Earth? Italy
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? Shaft
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Sweet
Cats or dogs? I have 3 of both, but dogs
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Build a workshop
What was your dream job as a kid? Vet

Gemma Bailey
Sales Administrator

How long have you been with the company?  Since 2021
What is your role? Sales Administrator, I cross the ‘I’s and dot the ‘T’s
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? I like working with such a lovely group of people who don’t (appear) to mind my crazy dress sense, slightly odd sense of humour and continuous singing
Pick a random fact about you? I am obsessed with succulents, they are taking over my house and every unused surface is covered in them
If you could have any superpower what would you have? Flight
What is your favourite quote? Let us be lovely, and let us be kind, let us be silly and free, it won’t make us famous, it won’t make us rich, but dammit how HAPPY we’ll be: Edward Monkton
All-time favourite game? Monkey Island
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Saturday
Ketchup or brown sauce? Ketchup
What is your favourite food? Ice cream
What is your favourite place on Earth? Stuck between Paris, Bali and Rottnest Island
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? Quirky or just downright weird
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Salty
Cats or dogs? Loves both equally
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Pay off debt for family & friends, and then buy a pair of irregular choice shoes
What was your dream job as a kid? I always wanted to sing the voice of a Disney character and then I played Belle onstage in Beauty and The Beast so lifetime ambition accomplished!

Tom Kemp
Content Manager

How long have you been with the company? Since May 2021
What is your role? Online Content Manager, so I have the reins of Raycom TV and the videos we put out – prepare to see a fair bit of my face!
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? The office atmosphere
Pick a random fact about you? Calling me a petrolhead would be an understatement
If you could have any superpower what would you have? Master any skill or ability in a day
What is your favourite quote? I’m not lazy, I’m just energy efficient
All-time favourite game? Red Dead Redemption
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Sunday – no commitments, Formula 1 and (hopefully) a visit to a country pub
Ketchup or Brown sauce? HP
What is your favourite food? Tiramisu
What is your favourite place on Earth? Goodwood Festival of Speed/Anywhere in the countryside with my wellies on and a happy muddy dog – don’t make me choose
If you starred in a movie what would it be called? Accident-prone: a short story
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Mixed, but not toffee
Cats or dogs? No contest, dogs
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Swear. Faint. Rinse and repeat.
What was your dream job as a kid? The Stig

Jake Tracey
Video Producer/Photographer

How long have you been with the Company? Since June 2021
What is your role? Creating content for Raycom TV and the Raycom social media channels.
What is your favourite part about working for Raycom? The equipment we have access to!
Pick a random fact about you? I got a black belt in karate when I was 10.
If you could have any superpower what would you have?  The ability to shrink things so I could fit all our camera gear in my pocket rather than 15 separate bags!
What is your favourite quote? “don’t believe everything you read on the internet” – Abraham Lincoln.
All-time favourite game?The original Donkey Kong
What day do you prefer, Saturday or Sunday? Saturday. Then you have the Sunday to chill and recover!
Ketchup or brown sauce? Brown Sauce
What is your favourite food? Fish and Chips
What is your favourite place on Earth? The Fish and Chip Shop
If you starred in a movie what would it be called?Dude, Where’s My Lens Cap?
Sweet or salty Popcorn? Sweet
Cats or dogs? Dogs, cats are evil.
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? Vegas.
What was your dream job as a kid? CBBC Host