The 2017/18 Committee


President: Theo Davies-Lewis

Hi, I'm Theo and the President of the Oxford University Media Society. I have been completely committed to relaunching this society by working with a fantastic group of students and supporters for the last few months and am very excited for the future of this initiative. In terms of my role as President, I have been organising the structure and contents of our term card, establishing our long-term strategic direction, and ensure that our committee are as professional and dedicated as it should be.


Secretary: Mark Rapaport

Hi, I'm Mark and the Secretary of the Oxford University Media Society. Since the inception of the society, I have been developing and implementing its strategy to ensure its continued success.  I also chair committee meetings and liaise with our members to ensure that everything is running smoothly. If you have any questions or queries, please don't hesitate to get in touch. 


Treasurer: Kitty Hatchley

Hi, I'm Kitty and I am the Treasurer of the society. I manage our accounts and work with Theo and Alan, our Senior Member, and our other supporters to ensure the sustainability of the society for years to come. 


Director of Logistics: Charles Gillow

Hi, I'm Charles and serve as Director of Logistics for the Media Society. I essentially ensure the events run smoothly throughout term, which means I work with the committee, the team of the Senior Member, our Patrons, members of the society, and of course, our guests. If you would like to suggest any ways we can improve our events accessibility and efficiency please let me know. 


Director of Marketing: Alex McGee

Hi, I'm Alex and I work as the Marketing Director of the society. Not only do I actively work with sponsors and donors, but I also ensure that our events and our message is spread across social media and in traditional ways around Oxford. If you would like to be a sponsor please do not hesitate to contact me. 


Head of Sponsorship: Julia Pamilih

Hi, I'm Julia and I am the Head of Sponsorship for the OUMS. I'm working with the President and Senior Member to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of this society. If you would like to sponsor or support the society, please get in touch.


Head of Events: Gabby Woodward

Hi, I'm Gabby and I'm the Head of Events for the OUMS. I'm usually front-of-house when we host speakers and panels, so if you have any suggestions for the running of our events, please don't hesitate to get in touch. I'm also the Social Secretary for the society, so I look forward to seeing you at our events.


Head of Media Content: Ariane Laurent-Smith

Hi, I'm Ariane and I'm the Head of Media Content. I work on creating guest blogs, podcasts, interviews and articles with figures from within the media industry. You'll see this content on our website and social media channels. If you'd like to write or create something for us, please get in touch.

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College Liaison Officer: Dan Edwards

Hi, I'm Dan and I'm a committee member for the OUMS. I assist with a wide range of tasks and work with the entire committee. If you'd like to hear more about the society and its work, please send me an email.


Head of Communications: Varaidzo Kativhu

Hi, I'm Varaidzo and I work with the committee on shaping our events and content, and communicating the activities of the OUMS to the Oxford community via both digital and traditional means. I look forward to seeing you at our events soon, don't hesitate to get in touch with any questions.


Video, Photography & Graphic Design: Stephen J Taylor

Hi, I'm Stephen and I create the OUMS's videos and photography. I'll also be live-streaming a selection of the OUMS speakers during the term.
You can see more of my work here.


Thanks also to Ed Piggott for his photography.