MAGAZINE PUBLISHING

Steven Myatt is a hugely experienced magazine publisher. He launched the biker lifestyle magazine Back Street Heroes in 1983, and through the Eighties and Nineties – as MD of Myatt McFarlane plc – he launched many other specialist consumer titles. His magazines have enjoyed great success in the UK and been distributed to a large number of foreign territories. He was also one of the first British magazine publishers to offer titles in translation in other European countries.

STEVEN’S FULL MAGAZINE CV

1983 Founded Custom Bike Publications Limited – which became Myatt McFarlane plc in 1987
1983-1999 Launched the following nationally and internationally-distributed magazines
BACK STREET HEROES
SCOOTERING
ROAD RACER
HOG
MODS & ROCKERS 25th anniversary one-shot
USED BIKE GUIDE
CLASSIC BIKE GUIDE
STREETFIGHTERS
SPECIALS one-shot
COUNTRY CAR
TECHNICS
PRINCESS DIANA tribute one-shot
1986 Launched Trident Print & Design plc, was Chairman from the company’s inception until the company was sold in 1991
1988 Launched SIX FIFTY books and records
1989-1999 Purchased and re-launched:
MOTORCYCLE INTERNATIONAL
SILVER MACHINE
CLASSIC AMERICAN
PET DOGS
THE ROYAL YEAR
MOTORCYCLE CLASSICS
CLIMBER
INSIDE RUGBY
1989 Launched HOG INTERNATIONAL magazine in Germany and France in translation
1993 Launched STREETFIGHTERS into Germany
2001 Launched Myatt Media Ltd (specialising in media training and crisis management) with ex-BBC TV presenter Merryn Myatt
2005-9 Edited six high-quality ‘bookazines’ for the retail newstrade; THE MOD YEARS (two editions), ROCKERS, THE SIXTIES, THE ROCKER YEARS. THE LEGENDARY HARLEY-DAVIDSON
2005 Wrote COGHLAN & QUO (the biography of John Coghlan) for Aureus
2006 Wrote JACK (the biography of Jack Bruce) for Aureus
1999- Freelance writing for a broad range of national magazines and newspapers, including Telegraph Motoring, Classic Bike Guide, Classic Cars, Classic Car Monthly, Classic Car Mart, 4×4 Mart, BMW Car, Mini World, Classic American and Sportscar.
2000-2008 Media advisor and writer for leading estate agents Strutt & Parker.
2000-2012 Media training and crisis management, Myatt Media Ltd. Clients including Bentley Motors, Marks & Spencer, British Nuclear Fuel, The Institute of Directors, Merlin Entertainments, The Harold Shipman Government Enquiry, East Lincs Council (Soham Murders), Ian Huntley Murders Government Enquiry
2008- ‘House’ writer for three international online security companies, based in California, Israel and London
2009-2011 ‘House’ writer for Private Life magazine (Arbuthnot Latham private bank), specialising in writing profiles (including Sir Michael Peat, Edward Fox and Sir Christopher Meyer)
2009- Writer and media advisor to the Combermere Abbey estate
2012 Freelance feature writing for DCSR Marketing (Essex)
2012- Archivist for the Combermere Abbey estate

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Commercial Testimonials

I invited Steven to join our small and energetic marketing team just over a year ago and create our Blog. From the word go, he has produced a superb selection of postings, full of interesting information, well-researched topics and a sense of fun to cap it off. He is wonderfully creative and inquisitive. We have built our fan club substantially and a lot is due to his weekly jottings. To be much recommended.

 

Sarah Callander Beckett

Owner and Managing Director, Combermere Abbey

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steven@stevenmyatt.com