Warrington agency No Brainer has recruited former BBC producer and broadcast journalist Steve Bland as its news and content manager.

Bland joins after almost six years at BBC Radio 5 live. Before that, he worked for five years as a senior reporter at the press agency Solent News.

Steve Bland

Steve Bland

“Steve comes with a wealth of experience in journalism and strong sense for news and he will be a fantastic addition to our team,” said No Brainer director and co-founder Gary Jenkins. “His pedigree is up there with the very best and he’s a perfect fit for No Brainer.”

Bland said: “I’m delighted to be joining Gary and Lee and look forward to helping No Brainer continue to flourish and grow. I’m incredibly excited about the new role and looking forward to working with some fantastic clients.”

Founded by Jenkins and Lee Cullen in 2015, No Brainer works with clients including MBNA and Active Leisure Events.