George Osborne: Journalism is a lot more fun than politics
Former Chancellor George Osborne this week talked at an exclusive London Press Club event sponsored by Cision about his new job as editor of the London Evening Standard, his thoughts on Brexit and the changing worlds of politics and media. The Q&A with broadcast journalist Andrew Marr – who is a former editor of The Independent – […]
PRCA National Awards
PRCA announces National Awards 2017 shortlist
Hope&Glory leads the way in this year’s PRCA National Awards shortlist, with 12 nominations, including one for Medium Consultancy of the Year. Weber Shandwick and [...]
Centropy PR wins accountancy group
Centropy PR wins Lanop Accountancy Group brief
Lanop Accountancy Group has appointed B2B tech, fintech and public sector specialist Centropy PR as its retained agency following a three-way pitch. Centropy PR will provide [...]
ROAD wins Helperby
ROAD appointed to promote antibiotic resistance “breakthrough”
Helperby Therapeutics has appointed healthcare comms specialist ROAD to help communicate its new solution, which could herald a breakthrough in the fight against microbial [...]
Cision webinar to reveal “the most important concept in PR”
You might say it’s the single most important concept in PR. The Museum of London used it to double its visitor numbers and uncover messages that resonate with its [...]
Matthew Hayes, Champions (UK)
Champions (UK) wins waxing chain PR brief
Brand agency Champions (UK) has added waxing and beauty salon nkd ( ) waxing to its portfolio of clients, following a competitive pitch. The agency will work with the [...]
Yorkshire Water appoints Zeal
Yorkshire Water appoints Zeal as digital agency
Yorkshire Water has appointed Zeal as its new digital communications agency, following a competitive pitch. Over the next 12 months, Yorkshire Water and Zeal will combine [...]
Mr JWW
Meet the Influencer: supercar vlogger Mr JWW
From racking up 37 million views in 14 months to discovering the “world’s best driving road” – Mr JWW reveals how he has become one of the internet’s biggest [...]
Matt Bourn
Advertising Association appoints Bourn as director of communications
Advertising industry body the Advertising Association has appointed Matt Bourn, the former Braben MD, as its new director of communications. He will lead a newly extended team [...]
WickerWood wins W London - Leicester Square
WickerWood wins luxury hotel brief
Luxury hotel W London – Leicester Square has appointed WickerWood to drive deeper engagement with its core London audience, following a five-way pitch. The partnership will [...]
Jason Nisse, The Nisse Consultancy
Newgate Communications co-founder launches The Nisse Consultancy
Jason Nisse, the former national newspaper journalist and Newgate Communications co-founder, has left the agency to launch his own independent consultancy. The Nisse [...]
Aspectus account manager Tim Focas
Aspectus to promote 2017 EuroFinance conference
EuroFinance has chosen Aspectus to handle media relations for its International Treasury and Cash Management Conference for the second consecutive year. The re-appointment [...]
60 Seconds with Stir’s Chris Grabowski
Chris Grabowski, client services director at Stir, talks about a decade in PR, his favourite Stir campaign – and where you’ll find him on a Friday night. Stir recently [...]
PR News in Brief
This week’s PR news in brief (11-15 September)
Here’s a round-up of the essential PR news stories, people news and account wins that have been announced over the past week. Account wins WMB Logistics has enlisted 10Yetis [...]
Mitie director Tori Cowley
Tori Cowley joins Mitie as corporate affairs and IR director
Mitie has appointed Tori Cowley to its executive leadership team as group director of corporate affairs and investor relations, reporting to CEO Phil Bentley. Cowley joins [...]
FleishmanHillard Fishburn
Political heavyweights DeLuca and Snowball join FleishmanHillard Fishburn
Nick DeLuca, a senior political advisor, and Tim Snowball, the former Lib Dem comms director and chief of staff, have joined FleishmanHillard Fishburn. The pair will [...]
Brighton Beezer publisher Ilana Fox
Meet the Journalist: The Brighton Beezer publisher, Ilana Fox
Ilana Fox, the woman behind The Brighton Beezer, tells Gorkana’s Ona Zygaviciute about why she launched the publication, what makes it unique – and the role print journalism [...]
BrandContent wins Harley Street Medical Area
BrandContent wins Harley Street Medical Area PR brief
London’s Harley Street Medical Area, a quarter-mile strip home to 250 clinics and hospitals, has awarded its PR brief to BrandContent following a three-way pitch. The Welsh [...]
Nick Barron
Edelman’s Nick Barron joins MHP Communications as deputy CEO
MHP Communications has appointed Nick Barron, Edelman’s corporate reputation managing director, as deputy CEO. He will work closely with CEO Alex Bigg and chairman Julian [...]
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