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THE JW COLLECTIVE GROWS IN STRENGTH
13 September 2019

The JW Collective has expanded its merry band to include Marshall Street Editors and TwentyfourSeven. Founder Jane White is understandably thrilled to have brought these companies into her collective, as they have soaringly high reputations in their respective fields.

The David Reviews CraftWorks events have benefited hugely from collaborating with Jane so we can heartily endorse these companies' decision to join forces with her.

TwentyfourSeven have a sterling reputation after establishing themselves as a key supplier of production services in the crowded Iberian market. Ivo von Vollenhoven - their charismatic globetrotting front man - says: "We look forward to working with JW Collective in the UK to reinforce our premier production services positioning and create awareness for our new initiatives over the coming months."

Marshall Street Editors are held in high regard throughout our industry, having established a fantastic reputation for the talent of their roster, and for being a joy to work with.

John Mayes – one of the loveliest people in Adland – says of this development: "We're excited to be joining forces with JW Collective for the next phase of our story and looking forward to building our relationship with the talented network of production partners.

"MSE.TV has always been about providing the highest craftsmanship and we are keen to increase the profiles of our editors more widely across the industry via JW Collective's outstanding programme of presentations and events."

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