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Lee Kettle

Communications Manager at British Heart Foundation

Lee kettle is a former award-winning newspaper journalist with strong experience in communications.

Started his career as a Junior Reporter at award-winning newspaper, Tamworth Herald. Three years later, and at the age of 24, was promoted to the role of Chief Reporter, where he led a team of reporters. During his time at Tamworth Herald, secured a number of exclusive stories that hit national titles. Under her leadership, the newspaper was nominated for - and later won - Newspaper of the Year at the Midlands Media Awards 2016.

In 2016, joined leading Midlands landlord whg as an External Communications Advisor. Six months after joining whg, was promoted to the role of External Communications Specialist. Regularly liaised with reporters and journalists, pitching good news stories about the organisation, as well as responding to media enquiries. Also co-ordinated the production of whg's customer magazine and provided support for the wider communications team, which included marketing, internal and digital communications.

Joined the British Heart Foundation in June 2018 as a Communications and Engagement Manager for the Central England region. In 2021, took on extra responsibility and expanded his role to also cover the North of England. Working in the Media Relations team, responsible for raising the profile of the BHF's research, fundraising successes and new funding activity in regional media across five regions of England. This includes working with BHF-funded researchers/professors and partner organisations. Since joining the BHF, the charity has featured regularly on BBC and ITV regional programmes, with coverage also achieved in multiple regional news websites, newspapers and radio. 

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See also: Institute British Heart Foundation (BHF) - Charity organization researching heart and circulatory diseases

Articles written by Lee Kettle

Same aged old male athletes at higher heart disease risk than female athletes

British Heart Foundation (BHF) - 07-Jun-2022

Stiffer aorta and older vascular age in older male athletes when compared to female athletes