The Gorkana Weekly Industry News Brief: 20 to 26 February 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 [...]
Instinctif wins top agency at PRCA financial awards
Instinctif Partners, Schroders, FTI Consulting and Lansons were among the big winners at last night’s inaugural PRCA City and Financial Awards 2016. At the ceremony, [...]
Thanos Hotels and Resorts hires PCC
Perowne Charles Communications (PCC) has been chosen to handle the UK PR and social media for Thanos Hotels and Resorts, Cyprus’ leading luxury hotel group. The agency has [...]
Splendid hires Gavin Taylor to lead digital team
Splendid Communications has appointed iProspect Enterprise’s Gavin Taylor as head of performance, as the agency looks enhance its digital and creative offer. Taylor will head [...]
BMG hires Steve Redmond to handle global comms
BMG, the world’s fourth biggest music publisher, has appointed music industry veteran Steve Redmond to run its worldwide comms activity. Redmond has been a leading voice in [...]
Rein4ce rebrands to emphasise training offer
Rein4ce, the specialist insurance and reinsurance PR agency, has unveiled its new corporate brand and website placing more emphasis on its media training offer. The agency, [...]
Storm wins B2B food waste business brief
Bio Collectors, a food waste collector and recycler, has brought in Storm Communications to manage a B2B and corporate thought leadership programme to raise awareness of its [...]
Pitch PR wins Channel 4 briefs
Channel 4 has handed two PR campaign briefs to sports PR agency Pitch PR to promote its Formula 1 and 2016 Paralympics coverage. Pitch previously worked on Channel 4’s PR [...]
ATP Media briefs Threepipe
ATP Media, the broadcast arm of men’s professional tennis tournament ATP World Tour, has chosen Threepipe as its PR agency for 2016. Formed in 2001, ATP Media programming of [...]
WFE’s Thomas returns to Deutsche Boerse
David Thomas, the head of comms at The World Federation of Exchanges, is returning to global exchange Deutsche Boerse as a senior UK/EU media adviser from March 15. Thomas, [...]
Vote Leave appoints PR agencies
Brexit campaign group, Vote Leave, has appointed five agencies to handle its regional PR across England. Integrated agency Cool Blue Communications is set to handle the North [...]
Craft Sportswear retains Sponge Marketing
Swedish brand Craft Functional Sportswear has brought in London-­based PR and marketing agency Sponge Marketing as its retained UK agency. Sponge has been briefed to develop a [...]
FTI wins Halal e-commerce account
DagangHalal, which says it is the first global e-marketplace to provide Halal verification on products and services, has brought in FTI Consulting ahead of its intended float [...]
Lazarus launches media funding service
Lazarus Consulting, a consultancy for media and tech businesses, has launched a fundraising service to drive growth in comms companies and the wider media. In 2005, the [...]
Samsung UK hires M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment
Samsung Electronics UK has handed a PR brief to M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment to work across key sporting campaigns, including a revival of the Samsung School of [...]
Marriott hands European brief to Bacchus
Marriott International has appointed Bacchus as the UK consumer and trade PR agency for five of its luxury lifestyle brands, following a competitive pitch process. Activity [...]
Frank wins brief from theatre ticket app TodayTix
TodayTix, a free mobile app for purchasing theatre tickets, has brought in Frank to handle its PR in the UK. Established in 2013, TodayTix was co-founded by Broadway and West [...]
Manifest supports male suicide prevention charity
Manifest London is providing pro bono PR support for CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably), a charity dedicated to preventing male suicide, around its 10th anniversary this [...]
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