Broadcast Ready is specialised in getting broadcast coverage, press and publicity for film makers and clients.
Our staff have worked in-house in corporate communications at the Walt Disney Company EMEA’s Media Distribution Division (formerly called Buena Vista International) which covers international licensing deals in cinemas and TV networks that Walt Disney Pictures, Disney Pixar, Miramax, Marvel, Miramax, and ESPN did. We have worked on digital licensing deals with platforms Netflix, Apple, YouView and other streaming platforms.
Our founder is a former national TV journalist with BBC TV News and ITV News so an expert in broadcast coverage of many forms.
We have advised the boards and senior directors of 23 publicly listed companies in the USA, UK and South Korea, football and rugby clubs, A-list celebrities, Hollywood actors and film directors, professional athletes, Members of Parliament (MPs) and British royalty.
Broadcast Ready has secured thousands of TV and radio interviews for clients, in over 100 countries across the world.
Our staff have experience formerly representing corporations including the Walt Disney Company, Microsoft, Samsung, O2, Cisco, JP Morgan Asset Management whereby we would work with A-list celebrities as ambassadors and talent, lawyers and the Trading Standards Institute, as well as individuals including self-employed doctors and business owners.
Our founder, Kerry Hopkins is a pre-selection Committee Member of the Monte Carlo Television Festival. She has done this for the years 2021, 2022, 2023 and will be involved in 2024 too. She judges TV News reports and Documentaries.
Broadcast Ready founded the highly successful ‘Broadcast Ready Expert Women’ campaign in 2013, with praise from UNESCO. We also founded the successful Broadcast Club that focused on the number of spokespeople in the FTSE 100. The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) endorsed Broadcast Ready as “a good resource for journalists”.
The founder, Kerry Hopkins is an expert on animal rights and advocates for a cage free world. The Broadcast Ready’s CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) policy is give a percentage of our profits and our time to animal-related causes and educate.
Kerry Hopkins studied Coaching at Oxford University, achieved a Masters degree in TV Journalism at City University, a Post Graduate Diploma in TV and Current Affairs Journalism from City University. plus has a Bachelor’s degree of Honours in Public Relations, Marketing and Business from Leeds Metropolitan University, plus a higher national diploma in Business and Finance from Derby University.