The Gorkana Weekly Industry News Brief: 25-29 July 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 over the last seven days on Gorkana [...]
Tin Man to launch second series of Thunderbirds Are Go
ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has appointed comms agency Tin Man to launch the second series of children’s show Thunderbirds Are Go and promote the latest [...]
Contura hires Rooster
Europe’s leading wood burning stove company, Contura, has chosen Rooster to handle its UK PR. As Contura’s first PR agency since the company’s UK launch in 2008, Rooster has [...]
Weber Shandwick launches #BrutalCut campaign for ActionAid
Weber Shandwick and outdoor media partner Clear Channel have launched a campaign with ActionAid UK called #BrutalCut to raise awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM). [...]
Abchurch appoints Tim Thompson
Abchurch has appointed Tim Thompson as joint senior partner. He will work alongside Abchurch founder Julian Bosdet. Thompson has over 25 years’ experience in financial, [...]
Gorkana meets… marie claire’s Natalie Lukaitis
Natalie Lukaitis joined marie claire as digital beauty editor from STYLIST magazine in May. In an exclusive interview, she talks to Gorkana’s Jessica Lester about [...]
Regester Larkin director relocates to Houston office
Claire Snowdon, director at Regester Larkin and head of its aerospace, defence and maritime sector team, has relocated to the Houston office. Snowdon will continue to work [...]
Shortlist for PRWeek UK Awards 2016 announced
Unity has been shortlisted for 10 PRWeek UK Awards this year, with Golin nominated eight times, The Romans in the running for seven, and Taylor Herring and Mischief nominated [...]
Children’s cancer research charity Kidscan renews brief with Rumpus PR
Manchester-based agency Rumpus PR has been re-appointed by children’s cancer research charity Kidscan following a competitive six-way pitch. Kidscan, which has worked [...]
Wearable tech brand Misfit hands UK PR brief to Ranieri
Misfit, the wearable tech brand co-founded by former Apple CEO John Scully, has brought in consumer tech PR and social media specialist Ranieri to handle its UK PR. Acquired [...]
Instinctif Partners and BritishAmerican Business collaborate post-Brexit
PR agency, Instinctif Partners, and business network, BritishAmerican Business (BAB), have partnered to support business growth and trade between the UK and the US in the wake [...]
Rostrum announces five promotions
Corporate PR and content marketing agency, Rostrum, has announced five promotions: Jo Cresswell to account director, Sam Anderson to operations manager and Sophie Mellish, [...]
Aberdeen Young Professionals partners with Aspectus
Aberdeen Young Professionals (AYP), a local talent network for young professionals working in and around the city, has partnered with Aspectus, as it looks to engage the next [...]
The Stroke Association launches new campaign
The Stroke Association has launched a new campaign in England calling on the UK Government to commit to maintaining a national stroke strategy around the treatment of strokes. [...]
Bridges Ventures chooses Redleaf Communications
Specialist fund manager Bridges Ventures has appointed Redleaf Communications as its retained PR and comms consultancy. Bridges is focused exclusively on sustainable and [...]
Lexis enhances consumer team
Creative comms agency Lexis has strengthened its senior consumer team, with the appointment of freuds’ Kiefer Casamore as an account director. At freuds, Casamore worked [...]
PRCA elects Steffan Williams as new chairman
Following the PRCA‘s AGM yesterday (26 July), the association has announced the election of a new chairman, Newgate Communications‘ group MD, Steffan Williams. [...]
TVC Group creates advert for NOW: Pensions
Workplace pensions provider NOW: Pensions has brought TVC Group on board to implement an integrated campaign, including the brand’s first foray into TV advertising. Stacey [...]
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