Sam Otter joins Celebrity Cruises to lead marketing and PR
Celebrity Cruises has brought in Cheapflights’ former global marketing lead, Sam Otter, as director of marketing and PR for the UK and Ireland. Otter has been global marketing director at Cheapflights since 2015. She has also held senior marketing roles with brands including, Virgin Holidays, O2 and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Her new role […]
60 Seconds with Mercieca’s Pete Calvert
Pete Calvert, Mercieca’s creative director, reveals why he believes media intelligence software is an essential part of the modern PR toolkit, what it means to be a truly [...]
Redleaf hires new capital markets director
Redleaf Communications has hired Robin Tozer, Thomas Cook’s former head of group corporate communications and an ex-senior corporate communications manager at Sky, as a [...]
Clementine Communications wins Il Gusto
Food and gift brand Il Gusto has appointed Clementine Communications to handle its trade and consumer media relations and promote its range of oils, vinegars, spirits and [...]
M&C Saatchi acquires Levergy
M&C Saatchi PLC announced its acquisition of award-winning South African sports and entertainment agency Levergy today. The integrated agency, which offers PR services, [...]
60 Seconds with Hyundai’s Laura King
Autocar named Laura King, Hyundai’s senior manager, brand PR, in its list of motoring’s “rising stars” in its Great British Women in the Car Industry event [...]
Haven Power appoints Bottle
Haven Power, the UK energy supplier to businesses, and part of the Drax Group, has appointed Bottle to lead its external communications and raise awareness of the brand in the [...]
Cannes 2017: Hungary wins Young Lions PR competition 2017
Hungary has won the Gold Prize in the 2017 Young Lions PR competition, which asked teams to submit their campaigns within 24 hours of receiving the brief. The Hungarian team [...]
Gaming company Letou appoints Calacus
Calacus has been appointed by international gaming company Letou to promote its shirt sponsorship of Premier League football club Swansea City for the 2017-18 season. Calacus [...]
Hearst appoints Fay Jennings as joint head of PR
Magazine publisher Hearst has appointed Fay Jennings as head of PR. Jennings will share the role with Karen Meachen. She will work Monday – Wednesday and Meachen will work [...]
Cannes 2017: PR recognised at Cannes Health & Wellness Lions
Ketchum, Edelman and Weber have been awarded Cannes Health & Wellness Lions for their work with wider advertising and marketing groups. For the first time this year, the [...]
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Cannes 2017: Judges to name Young Lions PR champions tonight
The world’s best young PR team will be named tonight at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, when a panel of judges announces who has won the 2017 Young Lions [...]
Redleaf Communications hires former BBC correspondent
Redleaf Communications has hired former BBC correspondent Guy Smith as an associate director of its corporate team. Guy has more than 20 years’ multi-media journalism [...]
Iceland appoints Weber Shandwick Manchester
Iceland has appointed Weber Shandwick to provide support across its consumer marketing and corporate communications activities. The appointment follows a competitive pitch [...]
This week’s PR News in Brief (12-16 June)
Here’s a round-up of the essential PR stories, features and events news that have broken over the last week (12-16 June 2017). Pitch wins The BFI has appointed DDA and Four [...]
De’Longhi Group appoints Golin to support UK consumer PR
Golin has been appointed by the De’Longhi Group to run its household appliances consumer PR and social media across its De’Longhi, Kenwood and Braun brand portfolios in the [...]
Ex-Sun journalist Neil Millard joins Rhizome Media
Rhizome Media, a PR, content and social media agency focused on SMEs and start-ups, has appointed former national newspaper journalist Neil Millard as a partner. Millard’s [...]
TVC Group makes three senior promotions
TVC Group has made three senior promotions, including a board appointment, and strengthened its luxury team with a new addition. Leon Schlesinger joins the existing [...]
60 Seconds with Trafalgar Strategy’s Giles Kenningham
After the recent launch of consultancy Trafalgar Strategy, David Cameron’s former press chief, Giles Kenningham, discusses why his new service provides a different offering [...]
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