Ketchum launches executive committee and appoints corporate MD
Ketchum has created an executive committee reporting to recently appointed London CEO Jo-ann Robertson. The committee will be responsible for talent development, client service and setting the agency’s strategic agenda to drive business performance in the UK. Ketchum has also hired Jamie Robertson as its managing director of corporate and public affairs. He will sit on […]
Mason Williams Communications wins IMC Toys brief
Mason Williams Communications wins IMC Toys brief
Toy manufacturer IMC Toys has appointed Mason Williams Communications to handle its UK PR and media relations, following a competitive pitch. The agency will target trade and [...]
PR Case Study: Clarion Communications – The Grand Cork Experiment
Clarion Communications concocted this elaborate social experiment to increase preference for natural cork stoppers among wine drinking consumers. Campaign:  The Grand Cork [...]
Stefanie Hopkins, MD at Faith PR
Faith PR adds secure communications specialist to its client roster
Faith PR has added Adare SEC, a technology-led specialist in securely printing and distributing documents, to its client roster following a competitive pitch. The firm has [...]
Gorkana Jobs relaunches with new features
Gorkana Jobs, the go-to job site for PRs and journalists, has relaunched as Cision Gorkana Jobs with an enhanced offering and new features which allow media job seekers to [...]
The View wins DogFest 2018 festivals brief
The View wins DogFest 2018 festivals brief
Fitz All Media has appointed The View to handle PR for DogFest, three festivals aimed at dog-lovers and their pets. The agency has been tasked with creating consumer and trade [...]
Thriva appoints Tin Man
Tin Man to promote Thriva’s blood test kit
Preventative healthcare service Thriva has appointed Tin Man following a competitive pitch process. The agency has been tasked with creating a campaign to raise brand [...]
Palm PR wins Moving Mountains brief
Palm PR to launch meat-free burger brand
Meat-free burger brand Moving Mountains has appointed Palm PR to manage the launch of its UK-first “bleeding” plant-based burger, following a three-way pitch. Palm PR will [...]
Carillion shows us that engaging employees is an investment
Opinion: Carillion shows us that engaging employees is an investment, not a cost
Huw Morgan, director of Good Relations’ internal communications practice, argues that Carillion’s collapse shows why brands must invest in employee engagement. Business [...]
Cision webinar to reveal the latest trends in media relations
Influencer marketing may have been the big growth story of 2017. But media relations techniques still form the backbone of every great PR strategy. PR will always be about [...]
W Communications Adam Mack and Warren Johnson
W names former Weber Shandwick strategy chief as its first UK CEO
W Communications has appointed Adam Mack, Weber Shandwick’s former EMEA chief strategy officer, as its first ever UK CEO. Mack will work to enhance W’s strategic capabilities [...]
Sundae Communications retains London Short Film Festival
Sundae Communications retains London Short Film Festival
The London Short Film Festival has retained Sundae Communications to provide a high profile press and publicity campaign for its 15th anniversary edition. The consultancy, [...]
Oh My Good Nosh! appoints Speed Communications
Oh My Good Nosh! appoints Speed Communications
Chilled food brand Oh My Good Nosh! has appointed Speed Communications as its retained PR agency. Speed will provide a press office function to help the new ethical food brand [...]
Ketchum CEO Jo-ann Robertson joins PRCA Board of Management
Ketchum CEO joins PRCA Board of Management
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has appointed Jo-ann Robertson, Ketchum’s London CEO, to its Board of Management. Robertson, who assumed the role of [...]
PR News in Brief
This week’s PR news in brief (8-12 January)
Here’s our round-up of essential PR news stories and features from the past week, including an interview with the Sunday Express’ Geoff Ho, account wins for Speed [...]
Unity appoints Kathryn Pringle as MD
Kathryn Pringle joins Unity as MD
Unity has appointed Kathryn Pringle as its new managing director, bringing her campaign experience and commercial acumen to the role, reports Mahesh Pillai. Pringle made her [...]
Stephen Malthous joins Headland
Stephen Malthouse joins Headland as partner
Headland has appointed Stephen Malthouse, a former crisis management specialist at Tulchan, as a partner, Roxanne Pratley reports. Malthouse spent 14 years at Tulchan, [...]
Nico Sarti: Influencer marketing will become standard practice in 2018
Nico Sarti: Influencer marketing will become standard practice in 2018
Nico Sarti, TVC Group’s head of digital strategy, discusses why brands should be using influencers, where to find the best brand advocates and his “influencer to watch” for [...]
Grosvenor appoints Rachel Garstang media relations head
Grosvenor hires new media relations head
Property giant Grosvenor Britain and Ireland has appointed Rachel Garstang as head of media relations. Garstang will take up the role later this month, joining the company’s [...]
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