Meet The Team

Marketing South West

Jon Michael

Founder & Editor

Jon lives in Bude and has over 20 years of marketing and communications experience. Having worked for local government, and the charity sector, Jon has also headed up the NHS communications team in the South East and more recently led the marketing and communications team at North Devon Hospice before setting up new media agency Purple Wave Media.

Jon has a passion for communicating positive news stories and with a love for Bude, wants to ensure that the great stories in our town don’t get left untold.

Get in touch with Jon at or 07738 707920

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Josh Rogers

Marketing & Sales

Josh lives and works in Bude & loves being a part of the Bude community. Having studied philosophy and marketing, he has a big passion for communication & working with others. Josh has built websites for private companies & non-profit organisations, excels at social media advertising and other online techie stuff that we all wish we were better at understanding.

Josh is the youngest member on our Bude Life team and enjoys working with local companies to help them expand their reach, but also helping businesses excel through his role at Purple Wave Media.

Get in touch with Josh at

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Hannah Lintin

Design & Development

Hannah is part of the team at Purple Wave Media and is a gifted designer. She has worked for top London fashion magazines and a number of design companies. Hannah more recently has worked for the North Devon Journal part-time as well as in the charity sector.

Hannah has a passion for design, produces magazines, is involved with website design and is a key member of the Purple Wave Media team.

Get in touch with Hannah at

contact us

Got a news story to share or an event to promote? Looking to advertise with us in our Bude Life Magazine or our A to Z Business Directory?

Get in touch with us today! We’d love to hear from you. Either email us at the corresponding address above, or use the form & we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.


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