What can VR do for PR? Ten things you need to know
During a Gorkana webinar yesterday, Matt Glass, co-founder of Cultural Reality Co., and Dynamo’s head of VR, Nick Morey, offered up their top tips for what impact VR could have on the PR industry.   Virtual Reality is set to be one of the big technology trends in 2016, with the BBC declaring it to […]
Cannes Lions announces PR jury
The Cannes International Festival of Creativity has announced a 21-strong jury for the PR Lions awards, chaired by Edelman’s John Clinton. The jury features Kat Thomas, [...]
Portland Engagement launches assessment tool
Portland Engagement, the internal comms practice opened by Portland Communications last year, has launched an engagement assessment tool called HERO which it is offering in a [...]
The Gorkana Weekly Industry News Brief: 23 to 30 April 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 [...]
Callcredit appoints Octopus Group
Consumer data specialist Callcredit Information Group has appointed Octopus Group as its retained PR and social media agency following a competitive three-way pitch. Octopus [...]
MHP recognises young journalism talent
MHP Communications has announced its 30 To Watch 2016, its annual list of young journalists who are “making a difference” to the UK media industry. Ian Kirby, head [...]
Amazon hires Ruwan Kodikara in corporate comms role
Ruwan Kodikara, a former special adviser to the deputy Prime Minister, has been appointed as senior manager of corporate communications at Amazon UK. Kodikara will join late [...]
Red Consultancy wins WorldRemit brief
WorldRemit, the UK’s fastest-growing tech company according to Deloitte, has appointed Red Consultancy as its UK comms agency. The WorldRemit app lets people send money [...]
Burson-Marsteller to promote Aarhus as culture capital
Burson-Marsteller’s brand and consumer practice has been chosen to promote Denmark’s second largest city, Aarhus, in the run-up to its year as the European Capital of Culture [...]
All Star Lanes chooses Belt & Braces
Boutique bowling brand All Star Lanes has appointed Belt & Braces as its retained PR agency.   Belt & Braces has been briefed to lead comms activity across All [...]
Best workplace ranking features four PR agencies
Firstlight (pictured above) and three other PR agencies have been featured in the 2016 edition of Great Place To Work’s employer rankings. Firstlight, a business-to-business [...]
Why PR should learn to embrace diversity
Warren Johnson, founder of W Communications, says the launch of digital agency fortysix last week at Ad Week Europe has reinvigorated the diversity debate and offered a [...]
European train ticketing company hires Havas PR
Havas PR (pictured) has been appointed as the corporate PR agency for the UK arm of Voyages-SNCF, the European rail ticket sales subsidiary of SNCF, the French national train [...]
What can VR do for PR? Ten things you need to know
During a Gorkana webinar yesterday, Matt Glass, co-founder of Cultural Reality Co., and Dynamo’s head of VR, Nick Morey, offered up their top tips for what impact VR [...]
How Twitter’s ‘live’ offering will provide value for PR
Twitter reported its financial results for the quarter ending on March 31 this week, highlighting its ‘live’ strategy for 2016, which will focus on creating more premium [...]
Threepipe hires Tracey Carey as MD
PR and digital marketing agency Threepipe has named FleishmanHillard Fishburn’s former board director, Tracey Carey, as its first MD. With responsibility for business [...]
LDR CREATIVE wins global brief for Puro Group
LDR CREATIVE has been appointed as the lead global agency for beach club and hotel brand Puro Group after handling its UK PR for the past three years. The agency, which won [...]
M&C Saatchi S&E launches Sport-Lifestyle division
M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment has launched a new Sport-Lifestyle division and promoted business director Laura Coller to lead the new offer as head of lifestyle. [...]
The News Hub to allow PRs to publish content directly
Online content platform The News Hub is to allow brands to publish “unedited” articles alongside editorial stories, in a service which it claims will “bypass the [...]
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