Sonya has been a Birmingham Press Club board director for five years.
Originally from Manchester, she moved to Birmingham to pursue a career in public relations after working as a journalist for an international trade magazine for the entertainment and leisure sector.
She has a degree in English Literature from the University of Sheffield as well as an NCTJ accredited masters degree in Print Journalism.
When she first came to Birmingham she joined well-known public relations agency Headline Communications where she worked on accounts spanning the professional, financial services and property sectors, before establishing herself as an independent public relations consultant.
Prior to becoming a Press Club board director, she volunteered on the Birmingham Young Professional of the Year committee, helping to organise one of the region’s most popular black-tie events.
Sonya enjoys travel, gardening and reading.