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Finance executive Louise Crabtree

How COULD you let that man put his hand on your knee, Mum?

The Mail on Sunday
Sunday, 4th February 2024

Finance executive Louise Crabtree was awarded £100,000 after being sacked for refusing to sleep with her married boss. Louise chose DJM to represent her hoping her story would encourage other women in her situation to take a stand. We arranged a two page interview in The Mail on Sunday with readers praising Louise for bravely speaking out on an important workplace issue.

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Adam Steenkamp

I was always protective of my little sister Reeva. I pray never to bump into Pistorius... I can't say what I'd do

The Mail on Sunday
Sunday, 7th January 2024

After Oscar Pistorius was granted parole following the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp her brother Adam was approached by media outlets across the globe for interviews. DJM was trusted to represent Adam and we arranged a two page exclusive interview in The Mail on Sunday.

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Billy Jay Smart grandson of circus showman Billy Smart

I survived Eton so this is a walk in the park says Billy Smart circus heir

The Mail on Sunday
Sunday, 19th November 2023

Billy Jay Smart grandson of legendary circus showman Billy Smart hit the headlines after it was revealed he had racked up £9 million in debt and was sleeping in his car after being evicted from his Georgian mansion. In his first ever interview Billy trusted DJM to help him tell his story. We arranged a two page spread in the Mail on Sunday with readers praising Billy for his brutal honesty and lack of self-pity for his personal and financial problems.

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Jay Patel

"I'll do everything in my power to stop this happening to any other families."

The Daily Express
Wednesday, 20th September 2023

Grieving father Jay Patel founded the Patients Lives Matter foundation to fight for independent investigations of NHS blunders after the tragic death of his disabled son Balram. DJM helped Jay and his family secure coverage about their campaign with interviews in The Daily Express, The Guardian and broadcast slots on ITV News, TalkTV and London Live.

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Abby Cohen cancer battle

I owe my life to Deborah James - she's the reason my bowel cancer was caught early and cured

The Daily Mail
Wednesday, 30th August 2023

Rebuilding her life following a very public split with her rugby star husband Ben, Abby Cohen had everything to look forward to until her world was shattered after being diagnosed with bowel cancer. In her first interview Abby bravely talked about her cancer battle in The Daily Mail and how spotting the symptoms early helped save her life.

 

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Mia Rathband, daughter of PC David Rathband

Raoul Moat's forgotten victim

The Daily Mail
Tuesday, 18th April 2023

Mia Rathband’s life changed forever when her policeman father David was shot and blinded by gunman Raoul Moat. Now 24, Mia gave her first ever interview after ITV screened a three-part drama based on the murdering fugitive. In a highly emotional interview across two pages in The Daily Mail she described how the tv show had brought back all her family’s pain.

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Kath Rathband

PC Rathband widow on agony of new drama

The Sunday Mirror
Sunday, 9th April 2023

Kath Rathband’s life was shattered when her police officer husband David was shot and blinded by gunman Raoul Moat in 2010 and later tragically took his own life. After ITV announced they were to screen a three-part drama based on the police manhunt, Kath revealed her hurt that the family’s suffering was being dragged up again in the name of tv entertainment. DJM secured a two-page spread in The Sunday Mirror allowing Kath to tell her emotional story.

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Richard Spencer, male domestic abuse victim

'There's a stigma of not wanting to tell your friends that a lady could do that to you': Husband beaten by his prison reform boss wife tells GMB he kept campaign of abuse secret for 20 years because it's 'hard' for men to speak out

MailOnline
Tuesday, 28th March 2023

Richard Spencer was thrust into the media spotlight after his wife Sheree was given a four year sentence for a twenty year campaign of domestic abuse against him including daily beatings and verbal assaults. After making the brave decision to speak out, DJM helped Richard to tell his story resulting in press and tv interviews including The Daily Mail and Good Morning Britain.

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Robert and Zofia Fenrych-Velez

Extraordinary Tale Of Tot Who Defied All The Odds

The Sun on Sunday
Sunday, 16th October 2022

Parents Robert and Zofia contacted DJM to help them tell their daughter Dorothea’s extraordinary story of her battle for survival after being born with hypo-plastic left heart syndrome. Also wanting to raise awareness of this rare condition we arranged an exclusive picture shoot and double-page spread in the Sun on Sunday.

 

 

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Dee Anderson

How my mother Lady Penelope was swindled and betrayed by sexist TV dinosaurs (and my dad): Thunderbirds mogul Gerry Anderson's stepdaughter is battling for justice at last

The Daily Mail
Friday, 15th October 2021

Dee Anderson the daughter of  Sylvia Anderson the iconic voice of Lady Penelope and co-creator of Thunderbirds wanted to raise awareness of her three year fight with ITV after her mother was cut out of tv deals in the 60s and 70s by sexist tv dinosaurs which made millions. DJM arranged a double-page spread in The Daily Mail allowing Dee to tell her story of her ongoing fight to get justice for her super-talented mother.

 

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Jordan Perata at Kilo

Why zero-waste shops are the best places to spend money – for you and the planet

iNewspaper
Wednesday, 16th June 2021

Jordan Perata gave up her high-flying career as an interior designer to launch her own zero-waste shop in the middle of a pandemic. Thanks to her anti-plastic waste beliefs and drive to live a green lifestyle her London outlet Kilo has proved a big hit with shoppers and now generates sales of over £13,000 a month. 

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Jet ski romeo Dale McLaughlan

JET SKI ROMEO: MY STORY

The Sunday Mirror
Sunday, 3rd January 2021

Dale McLaughlan was thrust into the news after he crossed the Irish Sea on a jet ski to be reunited with his girlfriend on the Isle of Man. His crazy ‘crime of passion’ landed him behind bars for breaking COVID regulations but caught the imagination of the world’s media who besieged the couple for interviews. DJM  set up an exclusive front page interview in The Sunday Mirror and a tv appearance on Good Morning Britain allowing Dale to tell his story in his own words.  

 

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Sally Brown

My son, the forgotten victim of Raoul Moat's gun rampage

The Daily Mirror
Thursday, 9th July 2020

Exactly ten years after Chris Brown was shot dead by crazed gunman Raoul Moat his family decided to give an exclusive interview on how he had become the ‘forgotten victim’ of the week long siege. His mother Sally and sister Beckie trusted DJM to represent them and we placed their two page interview in The Daily Mirror.

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Anne Giwa-Amu

My race hate hell after joking about the rain in Wales

The Sunday Mirror
Sunday, 31st May 2020

Civil Servant Anne Giwa-Amu took the Department for Work and Pensions to an industrial tribunal for race and age discrimination which left her on the verge of a nervous breakdown. After winning her high-profile legal dispute Anne was awarded £250,000 in compensation. Anne chose DJM to tell her shocking story to help encourage other victims to come forward. We placed her interview in The Sunday Mirror.

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Rev Paul Parks and his wife Lois

Abusive vicar...or wounded veteran?

The Daily Mail
Wednesday, 13th May 2020

Lois Parks and her Reverend husband Paul Parks became the centre of press attention after he was sacked from the church over his abusive behaviour in their marriage. The couple decided to go public to tell how his actions were a result of PTSD and mental health issues from his former career as an SAS soldier. DJM gave the couple a platform to tell their story for the first time in the Daily Mail.

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Abby Cohen, ex-wife of England rugby player Ben Cohen

How I came back from the Strictly curse

The Daily Mail
Saturday, 14th March 2020

Abby Cohen’s life fell apart when her childhood sweetheart and ex-England rugby international Ben Cohen left her for his Strictly Come Dancing partner Kristina Rihanoff. After finding happiness with a new partner Abby decided to 'tell her story' and asked  DJM to represent her. We placed a positive two-page spread in the Femail section of The Daily Mail.

 

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Jill Saxby Willie Thorne's ex-wife

I stood by Willie when I found he was messaging another woman but losing our home was final straw for me

The Sunday Mirror
Sunday, 8th December 2019

Speech therapist Jill Saxby separated from her husband ex-snooker player and tv celebrity Willie Thorne over his gambling which cost the former Miss Great Britain her family home. Jill chose DJM to represent her to give an honest account of how his addiction destroyed their once strong marriage. We placed Jill’s interview in a two-page spread in The Sunday Mirror with follow-ups also appearing in other titles and websites.

 

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Lorry driver Tony Hannington

Wife beat me with vacuum and said she'd kill me with carving knife in 2yr ordeal

The Daily Mirror
Saturday, 30th November 2019

Lorry driver Tony Hannington turned to DJM for media support after being approached by reporters when his wife Tracy was jailed for two years following a sustained campaign of domestic abuse against him. Believing he had to speak out to encourage other male victims to come forward and seek help, DJM arranged an exclusive interview in The Daily Mirror where Tony could tell his shocking story.

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Sophie Lea, Freddie Starr wife

My life with Freddie was hell... I tried to kill myself to get away

The Daily Mirror
Saturday, 18th May 2019

 

Sophie Lea, the estranged wife of comedian Freddie Starr asked DJM to represent her following his sudden death in Spain. Approached by reporters after a series of misleading press reports, Sophie decided to put the record straight and give her side of the story. We arranged an exclusive interview in The Daily Mirror which the newspaper ran as their splash story with a further two pages inside.

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SAS: Who Dares Wins contestant Louise Gabbitas

SAS star: I turned to drink and drugs as brother died

The Sunday Mirror
Sunday, 3rd February 2019

 

SAS: Who Dares Wins finalist Louise Gabbitas was represented by DJM during the 2019 Channel 4 series. In a full and frank interview in both The Sunday Mirror and The Sunday People newspapers, Louise  revealed how her life had spiralled out of control after she lost her teenage brother from cerebral palsy and how she used the experience to inspire her brilliant run on the popular show. The fitness fanatic also appeared on the GMB sofa, BBC Breakfast News as well as national radio slots.

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