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News  /  24th February 2021

Ali Teeman joins APL Media as the new director of content marketing

Ali Teeman

Ali Teeman joins APL Media as the new director of content marketing

London, 24 February 2021: Ali Teeman joins APL Media as the new director of content marketing with responsibility for growing and developing the company’s specialist lifestyle content creation. 

Coming from leading travel media company Lonely Planet, she worked as managing director of the digital sales team, looking after clients within Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. 

Prior to joining Lonely Planet, Ali ran her own consultancy, worked as marketing and new business director at digital agency i-level and spent 13 years at BBC Worldwide, where she led the commercial teams on some of the UK’s best-loved brands including Top Gear, Match of the Day, Doctor Who, Top of the Pops and CBeebies.

Ali said: “I’m thrilled to be joining APL Media at an important time in the company’s growth. I have always admired their creativity and innovation; in particular, their superb work with National Geographic Traveller (UK) and tourism boards, delivering the right message to the right audience in every format. We’ll be looking to replicate this successful formula across other lifestyle sectors and expand APL Media’s content marketing business.

“With green shoots of recovery and vaccinations underway, this is an exciting time for us to unlock APL Media’s expertise in travel and lifestyle. We can help brands tell their story of sustainability and purpose, and connect with customers in a meaningful way, both during this pandemic and to set them up for the long term, afterwards.”

As part of the new role, Ali will develop APL Media’s strategy for growth in content marketing, focusing on developing strategic alliances and delivering content solutions outside of the company’s existing portfolio and across multiple platforms. 

Anthony Leyens, APL Media CEO, said: “We’re incredibly excited to welcome Ali to the team as she’s been hugely successful and well respected within the content marketing sector. Together, we’ll work to firmly position APL Media as the leading agency for delivering content solutions in the travel, lifestyle, and luxury sectors, as well as other markets.”


APL Media Limited works across the travel and lifestyle sectors in a number of media, from print through to events. APL Media produces the award-winning National Geographic Traveller (UK) magazine and National Geographic Traveller Food; a series of lifestyle newspaper guides, branded content campaigns, apps and websites. aplmedia.co.uk 


Ali Teeman, director of content marketing
[email protected]

Matthew Jackson, managing director
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7253 9909
[email protected] 

Anthony Leyens, CEO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7253 9909
[email protected]