This week’s PR news in brief (12-16 February)

Here’s a round-up of this week’s essential PR news, featuring account wins for ANM Communications and Camron PR, the Suzy Brown Bursary and the latest Cision webinar. Building a tech brand with earned media Staying ahead in tech PR requires constant innovation. There are big opportunities for brands that can communicate their propositions in ways that excite […]

60 Seconds with CNC’s Emmanuel Ofosu-Appiah

Emmanuel Ofosu-Appiah, senior associate at Communications and Network Consulting, talks about the Taylor Bennett Foundation‘s trainee schemes, diversity in PR and making the switch to corporate comms. You graduated the Taylor Bennett Foundation’s trainee scheme. How did that help prepare you for working in the PR industry? The programme was an amazing introduction to consultancy. It […]

Claudio Giambrone joins Quintain to promote Wembley Park

Developer Quintain has appointed Claudio Giambrone as head of marketing to its Wembley Park development team. As part of his brief, Giambrone will oversee all PR and comms for the area’s regeneration project. He will support the creation of a number of PR events to help promote the development, including the autumn launch of the […]

Speed appoints first creative director

Speed Communications has appointed Sarah Firth to be its first creative director, working across all three of the agency’s divisions. Firth was previously creative director at Lexis PR and strategy lead at TVC. She has experience in producing award winning creative campaigns in both the B2B and consumer sectors. The agency believes that Firth’s appointment […]

M&C Saatchi PR hires new creative director

M&C Saatchi PR has appointed Julian Cirrone to the newly formed position of creative director in its CREATE strategic and creative department. He will be responsible for expanding CREATE’s offering and ensuring that the agency produces imaginative ideas using creative storytelling. Reporting to Nathan Kemp,head of CREATE, Cirrone will also look to drive a culture […]

Nobull Comms promotes Boyd-Waters and Green

Lifestyle, automotive and technology specialists Nobull Communications has promoted both Daniela Boyd-Waters and Amy Green. Boyd-Waters is now a senior account manager working across the entire company’s portfolio, while also managing the agency’s PR activity for its Volvo Retailer brief. She joined the agency in February 2015 after previously working at the National Rheumatoid Arthritis […]

W to assist with Boxpark Wembley launch

Pop-up mall company Boxpark has appointed W as its retained agency following a competitive pitch. It will help the company to launch new pop-up street food and shopping destination Boxpark Wembley, as well as managing all trade, consumer and lifestyle media relations for Boxpark’s current sites in Shoreditch and Croydon. The agency’s creative launch programme […]

Opinion: The key earned media video trends in 2018

Rory Green, videographer at specialist broadcast agency Shout! Communications, predicts how video content in the PR industry will evolve in 2018. Video content is ever changing. If you look at the most popular videos from a couple of years ago they are completely different in style and content to videos that are trending today. While […]