Northern & Shell

Britain's leading independent media group
a key player in broadcasting, print
and digital media



Northern & Shell Media Group has experienced almost four decades of expansion, becoming a significant force in British and worldwide media, with a portfolio including newspapers, magazines and television.

The Northern & Shell Media Group owns four national newspaper titles and celebrity magazines OK!, new! and Star. In 2011 the company opened a state-of-the-art print plant in Luton, producing our portfolio of newspapers and magazines as well as providing third-party printing services.

The company owns one of Britain’s leading national terrestrial television networks Channel 5 as well as a family of channels including 5*, 5 USA and time-shifted channels.

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