PRCA conference highlights changes in communications
Changes in communications and diversity in the PR industry were two major themes to come out of the PRCA National Conference 2016 held at BAFTA, London last week (23 [...]
Brian MacLaurin and Anna Hodgekiss join Iredale Communications
Iredale Communications has named industry veteran Brian MacLaurin as chairman and appointed Anna Hodgekiss, MailOnline’s former health editor, as a consultant. MacLaurin, a [...]
Creditsafe appoints Speed Communications
Creditsafe, a company credit report supplier, has appointed Speed Communications’ Business & Corporate PR team as its retained agency. Speed Communications will increase [...]
LEWIS appoints digital leader for new Hamburg office
Britta Heer, former Achtung MD and chief digital officer, will lead LEWIS’ new office in Hamburg. Heer’s experience also includes a head of digital role at Edelman in [...]
Indian snacks brand Gourmosa briefs Nudge PR
Nudge PR has been appointed to handle the UK PR for healthy Indian snacks company Gourmosa, ahead of its upcoming product launches later this year. Gourmosa products are [...]
Loans firm Oakam hires 2Sisters PR
Loans firm Oakam has appointed London agency 2Sisters PR to raise the profile of the brand, with a particular focus on the UK’s Polish community. Oakam provides financial [...]
Pagefield makes two new hires
David Leslie and Sam Barnett have joined Pagefield as consultants. Leslie joins from international corporate, financial and political comms consultancy New Century Media, [...]
Associated British Ports appoints JBP for Cardiff Bay development
Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed national communications consultancy JBP to provide stakeholder engagement and PR support around the Dolffin Quay development in [...]
Newgate forms MWW alliance
Newgate Communications has formed an alliance with MWW, which will see it offer public affairs and corporate comms services to a new roster of clients, including StubHub. As [...]
The Gorkana Weekly Industry News Brief: 17 – 23 September 2016
Missed out on this week’s PR News? Get your handy round-up of the essential highlights of PR and media stories, features and events content from the last seven days on Gorkana [...]
Weber Shandwick appoints Joey Jones as head of public affairs
Joey Jones, the former Sky political journalist and media adviser to Theresa May when Home Secretary, is the new head of public affairs at Weber Shandwick. Jones replaces [...]
Down At The Social wins Kiddihug brief
Down At The Social has been appointed by Kiddihug, a “new generation of baby carriers”, ahead of its UK launch next month (October). The agency will be responsible for PR [...]
Ready10 bolsters senior team
Ready10, the Islington-based agency launched earlier this year by David Fraser, former deputy MD of Frank PR and publicist for Lord Sugar, has enhanced its senior team with [...]
Rich Leigh & Company wins ProWater brief
ProWater, a newly-launched high protein, low calorie water brand, has appointed Rich Leigh & Company to handle its PR and social media activity. With 90 calories and 20 [...]
Dentsu Aegis Network acquires India’s Perfect Relations Group
Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Perfect Relations Group, one of the largest PR groups in India. Perfect Relations will retain its branding and become a member of Dentsu [...]
Four wins for The Lifestyle Agency
The Lifestyle Agency has won PR briefs from fashion brand Ruyi Lifestyle, ski resorts Chalet Rosiere and Megeve, and Val D’Isere’s luxury hotels Le Blizzard and Hotel Mourra. [...]
firstlight grows healthcare team
Grant Fisher has joined firstlight as associate director, and Kristen Barrett has joined as account director. Fisher joins from Ruder Finn, where he was associate director, [...]
Spreckley joins Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce
PR consultancy Spreckley has reaffirmed its commitment to Scotland by joining the Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce. Spreckley recently opened a satellite office in Stirling, [...]
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