Lee Hayhurst joins Real Response Media

Real Response Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Hayhurst as aviation division Editorial Director.

Lee brings extensive experience from his career which has included time at TTG Media and Jacobs Media Group where he spent thirteen years, splitting his between heading up travel and technology title Travolution as Executive Editor and Head of News for Travel Weekly Group.

Lee joins with the remit of delivering editorial excellence across our four aviation magazine titles and across the group working directly with the editorial teams to further develop the brands and increase their prominence and placing in the markets they serve. He also takes responsibility for driving the direction and performance of the Aviation business as it enters its next phase of growth.

Chris Pitchford, Chief Executive Officer of Real Response Media, said: “We are extremely pleased to have Lee join us. He brings superb knowledge of the publishing industry and great commercial acumen to help deliver our objectives. “Lee’s easy-going nature and excellent insight will see him fit in well and support our existing teams as well as bringing new ideas”.

Hayhurst said: “I’m really excited about being given the opportunity to work with Chris and the RRM team to further establish our brands both in print and on digital channels. “As travel and aviation continues to recover from Covid, there’s a tremendous opportunity for trusted trade publishers to provide them with the news, insights and opportunities to collaborate and network that will be so crucial as they navigate the post-pandemic world.”