Abe Smith: Tarot cards, crystal balls and the democratisation of analysis
On stage in Barcelona, surrounded by hundreds of the most attuned PR professionals globally, it hit me – right then, right there. As I said the words “a PR evolution is [...]
Jennifer Palmieri
Jennifer Palmieri: “You don’t need to act as if you belong – you DO belong”
On Wednesday 25th April, we had the privilege of a talk and Q&A session from Jennifer Palmieri as part of the Cision UK office’s Empower initiative. Palmieri was the White [...]
AI and the future of sentiment analysis in PR
Jason Edelboim is President of Cision Americas where he oversees sales, customer service and operations for the US, Canada and Latin America, as well as Cision’s Global [...]
Lauren Steadman: You have to make mistakes in order to progress
Team GB paratriathlete Lauren Steadman discussed her experience dealing with losses of confidence, failure and having the bravery to realise your potential in front of a [...]
Talking the future of women in business with Cision’s Angie Vaux
We spoke with Angie Vaux, Cision’s VP of sales, about her path to top, the challenges she’s faced – and why the future has never looked brighter for ambitious businesswomen. [...]
Abe Smith: I can see clearly now…
It’s 7:00 am on a Tuesday and the day breaks, not with the sun or a warm cup of java, but with the sterile “X” of that iconic green productivity staple known as Microsoft [...]
Abe Smith: Here’s to the crazy ones…
With the New Year now here, it’s a good time to both reflect on 2017 and, importantly, look towards the opportunity ahead. I could talk for hours about the adventures, [...]
Abe Smith: What the papers say
I recently wrote about my views from the tube and the national love affair, or so it seemed, with the daily newspaper. But the question was – has print seen its day? [...]
Abe Smith: A view from my seat on the train
I couldn’t help but notice. The signs were everywhere. The Apocalypse may not be coming after all. At least not on the tube in London. It was on the train, in my first week in [...]
Abe Smith: London Calling
Two months ago, together with my family and our dog, I embarked on a journey that was the culmination of professional and personal goals all neatly wrapped together. This [...]
Confessions of an intern: event day
After the food and booze fuelled Christmas period, it was finally time to get back to work and the everyday routine. To get everyone back into shape, out of their lazy mode [...]
Confessions of a Gorkana intern: part one
I’m Marissa, the new intern working across Product Marketing, Events and Sales at Gorkana. I’m a 3rd year PR & advertising student at the University of Westminster and I [...]
Cision UK and Gorkana move European HQ to Canary Wharf
Media intelligence giant Cision, and sub-brand Gorkana, are moving to a new location in Canary Wharf, London. The new offices will act as the European HQ for the Cision brand. [...]
Talent at first sight – CV top tips for those starting out
Does your CV scream “read on”? Or is it just full of cliches that have been used by many candidates before you? As a recruiter who has looked for a job in the past, I still [...]
Cision Completes Acquisition of PR Newswire
Expanded capabilities include the industry’s largest content distribution network, influencer outreach, best media monitoring and analytics. Cision is proud to announce that [...]
Why Alastair Campbell believes measurement can transform leaders and communicators
Wednesday night was a special night for Gorkana’s Executive Club as I was delighted to welcome Alastair Campbell to dinner, which is made up of senior leaders from the [...]
From Adpocalypse to Advertainment: the Mediatel Media Playground write-up
I always know a Mediatel event is going to be a cracker, and the one I attended yesterday did not disappoint. The annual Media Playground conference consisted of thoroughly [...]
Comms and the City – those who make money value the power of good PR
Corporate reputations matter. Recent studies show this but during the ten years of its existence,City AM has covered a tumultuous time in the City, overseeing the fall of [...]
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