OUR STORY

eltonjohnworld was set up by two former managers of the Hercules website in 2002 to deliver a new, dynamic way to serve fellow fans and encourage them to express their fandom. The same team has managed eltonjohnworld ever since. Now let’s meet them!

GEORGE MATLOCK

Co-Founder

George founded eltonjohnworld.com with Fran Gilles in March 2002.

George was a professional journalist since 1990, and latterly workes in public relations.

George has since 2004 worked in Polish community radio in London. In 2006 George launched his own Anglo-Polish community radio station Radio ORLA for the UK, Ireland and Poland. In 2016 George launched London Scottie Club and its podcast range London Scottie Radio. Since the website’s relaunch as EltonJohn.World in 2022, he is also host of Saturday Night’s Alright (for podcasting), an interview series on EltonJohn.World’s Radio Elton John.

You can contact him at: radio@eltonjohn.world

FRAN GILLES

Co-Founder

Fran is the web administrator and the technical brains behind the sophisticated EJW.com website.She is based in Belgium.

She is director of a webdesign agency:  www.creabizznet.com

You can contact her at: webmaster@eltonjohn.world

Since 2006 she works with George at ORLA fm

CHERYL HERMAN

Chief Correspondent

Cheryl is Chief Correspondent at EJW.

She has written editorial content for the website extensively since mid-2002. Also a freelance writer, her articles have appeared in household publications such as Reader’s Digest, Cosmopolitan. In addition, Cheryl’s a  former art agent and critic who was a regular contributor to Manhattan Arts. She now has an online and music guide:: http://artandmusicguide.blogspot.com .

For EJW-related content Cheryl can be reached at cheryl@eltonjohn.world