Our heritage

After more than 30 years' operating in the wonderful world of advertising, Total Media has established itself as one of the UK's leading independent agencies.

From our humble beginnings (including a shanty office based in Kensington Mews) through to our status today as one of the UK's elite independent media agencies, one thing has never changed - our commitment to our clients, their customers and our staff.

 

Take a look at some of the highlights!

 
1982
Total Media is born and shakes up a network dominated industry
 
1991
Mike winning an all-expenses paid trip to the Cricket World Cup nearly ended his and Guy's relationship
 
1994
An Account Director made it a condition that we buy PC's
 
1996
Three Peaks 24-hour challenge probably set a national record for requiring two helicopter rescues
 
1999
Total Media expands to open up a regional office in the midlands
 
2001
Total Media becomes an Investors in People company
 
2007
We launched Amazon into the UK
 
2007
Voted as one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work for
 
2008
We gain our first gold CPD status
 
2010
At Cape Canaveral watching Guy's brother Piers take part in one of Atlantis's last space shuttle flights
 
2012
Total Media celebrates turning 30
 
2012
We are accredited with CPD platinum status
 
2014
We win our biggest client to date, the tech giants - Lenovo
 
2014
Voted as The Drum's Elite Independent Media Agency of the year
 
2015
Total Media have been a member of the IPA for 10 years
 
2015
Total Media wins their first ever NABS rugby trophy
 
2016
Total Media opens a third office in Manchester, called Running Total, managed by Colin Reynolds and John Marshall.