PR News in Brief
This week’s PR news in brief (16-20 April)
Here’s a round-up of the week’s essential PR news, featuring Ketchum’s Erin Salisbury, a new Finn Partners division and Cision’s upcoming 2018 State of the [...]
Promote PR to support group exercise governing body
Promote PR to support group exercise governing body
EMD UK, the national governing body for group exercise, has appointed Promote PR to reinforce its position as the foremost expert on group exercise. Promote will support the [...]
Cision’s Tom Ritchie delivers workshop at PR360 conference
Cision’s Tom Ritchie delivers workshop at PR360 conference
Tom Ritchie, Cision’s EMIA VP GTM and product, discussed the importance of proving the value of earned media at PR Week’s PR360 conference yesterday. Speaking to a packed room [...]
KR Group appoints Lee Blackwell as PR and public affairs director
Lee Blackwell joins KR Group as PR and public affairs director
Lee Blackwell has joined Key Retirement Group (KR Group), a provider of financial solutions to the over-55s, as its director of public relations and public affairs. Reporting [...]
Norwegian appoints new UK director of communications
Norwegian has appointed Philip Allport as its director of communications and public affairs in the UK and Ireland. He will lead the airline’s dedicated UK and Ireland comms [...]
Milk & Honey PR to promote real-time visual effects tool
Milk & Honey PR to promote real-time visual effects tool
Notch has appointed Milk & Honey PR to raise the media profile of its real-time effects tool for interactive motion graphics, VR and live visuals. The agency will work to [...]
Well Hello toasts Chapel Down briefs
Well Hello toasts Chapel Down account win
Chapel Down Group has appointed Well Hello to manage PR for its Chapel Down wine and Curious Brewery beer and cider brands. Following a highly competitive pitch process, the [...]
Kathryn Bowditch joins Fourtold
Kathryn Bowditch joins Fourtold
Corporate comms consultancy Fourtold has appointed Kathryn Bowditch as director. Bowditch will take a leading role in advising on existing international client briefs and [...]
Blackstock appoints ex-Lib Dem international office head
Blackstock appoints ex-Lib Dem international office head
Strategic advisory and comms agency Blackstock Consulting has appointed Harriet Shone as a director. Shone will expand the agency’s policy and advocacy work, which focuses on [...]
Powerscourt to handle Jupiter Asset Management’s comms
Powerscourt to handle Jupiter Asset Management’s comms
Jupiter Asset Management has selected Powerscourt as its financial and corporate comms adviser following a competitive pitch. The brief covers the company’s integrated [...]
Ex-Times journalist Alexandra Frean joins Starling Bank
Ex-Times journalist Alexandra Frean joins Starling Bank
Mobile-only bank Starling Bank has appointed veteran The Times journalist Alexandra Frean as its head of corporate affairs. She joins the bank after working at the newspaper [...]
Good Relations lands Nuffield Health’s UK consumer PR brief
Good Relations lands Nuffield Health’s UK consumer PR brief
Not-for-profit healthcare provider Nuffield Health has made Good Relations its UK Consumer PR agency, following a four-way pitch. The brief will see Good Relations work [...]
The PHA Group to support Ditch the Label
The PHA Group to support Ditch the Label
Anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label has appointed The PHA Group to support its press office and UK campaign activations, following a competitive pitch. Ditch the Label [...]
Sir Martin Sorrell steps down as WPP CEO
Sir Martin Sorrell steps down as WPP CEO
Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP‘s former CEO, has stepped down after 33 years with the company. WPP chairman Roberto Quarta will act as executive chairman until the appointment [...]
New Mason Williams division to help brands conquer the UK market
Mason Williams is launching Brands2UK, a new division within the agency dedicated to helping overseas brands conquer the UK market. John Williams, Mason Williams’ chairman and [...]
W Communications Adam Mack and Warren Johnson
W wins Three’s consumer PR brief
Mobile network Three UK has appointed W as its consumer PR agency to drive wider brand engagement and support its customer growth targets, following a competitive pitch. W [...]
Headland appoints Mike Smith and Ed Young
Headland appoints former Tesco and Brunswick stalwarts
Headland has appointed former Brunswick senior partner Mike Smith as partner and former Tesco comms director Ed Young as director. Smith’s career spans nearly 40 years in [...]
PR News in Brief
This week’s PR news in brief (9-13 April)
Here’s a round-up of the week’s essential PR news, featuring Rugby editor-in-chief Alex Mead, PR thought leadership from Gumtree and the “Hacks vs Flaks” [...]
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