Discover the PR targeting technique that toppled Ed Sheeran
There’s no reason you should have heard of Daisy Clark. She’s an ordinary teenage girl who likes the guitar and has barely left her home county of Cornwall. Yet, earlier this year she knocked Ed Sheeran off the top spot in the iTunes singer songwriter charts. She did it in just three weeks, starting without […]
W North wins Reeves and Snazaroo
W North wins arts brands Reeves and Snazaroo
Reeves and Snazaroo, two brands from art supplies specialist ColArt Group, have appointed W North as their retained agency. W North has been briefed to drive a new brand [...]
Tom Macklin, Esquire
Meet the Journalist: Esquire’s Tom Macklin
Tom Macklin, Esquire’s associate editor and entertainment director, talks about the magazine brand’s close relationship with PRs, its discerning readership and the upcoming [...]
Tangerine expands leadership team
Tangerine has bolstered its senior team by promoting senior consultants Lisa Hale and Laura Weightman to associate director and head of social comms, respectively. The [...]
Newgate to run Hovis’ corporate brief
Hovis has appointed Newgate Communications to handle its corporate and financial PR after a competitive pitch process. The agency will also oversee the 130-year-old British [...]
Paul Robertson joins Portland
Portland hires senior SNP aide Paul Robertson
Portland has appointed Paul Robertson as an account director to strengthen its Scottish public affairs expertise. Previously, Robertson was the Scottish National Party’s head [...]
Neil Bayley, Good Relations
Opinion: Reputation management tips to help you sleep at night
Neil Bayley, director of corporate brands at Good Relations, says reputation management is as important as ever – and outlines two opportunities to help business leaders [...]
PR News in Brief
This week’s PR news in brief (2-6 October)
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 The Lawn Tennis Association has [...]
Darran Messem Madano
Madano appoints Darran Messem as transport head
Madano, the strategic communications consultancy, has appointed Darran Messem as director and head of its new transport practice. He will advise transport clients on the [...]
Sam Barton new partner at Hydra
Hydra appoints private equity specialist Sam Barton
Senior-only consultancy Hydra Strategy has appointed Sam Barton as a partner. Barton will bring his wealth of private equity experience in advising major private investment [...]
Supercar influencer Mr JWW
Opinion: It’s no accident that influencer marketing is on the rise
Targeting niche influencers can yield far greater results than getting coverage in the mainstream press, argues supercar vlogger Mr JWW. Successful marketing campaigns depend [...]
Rooster PR wins St. Kitts tourism brief
Rooster PR wins St Kitts tourism brief
The St Kitts Tourism Authority has appointed Rooster PR to manage its press office and implement creative campaigns after a competitive pitch. Rooster is tasked with raising [...]
Jonathan Sanchez, Grayling
Grayling targets consumer brands growth with major new hire
Grayling has hired British PR industry veteran Jonathan Sanchez as its creative and strategic director for continental Europe. Sanchez will be based in Germany, where Grayling [...]
60 Seconds with Speed Communications’ Kelly Pepworth
Kelly Pepworth, managing director at Speed Communications, talks about her PRCA award nomination, life outside the “London bubble” and her proudest achievement to date. [...]
Justin Griffiths, Powerscourt
Powerscourt appoints two new partners
Powerscourt has promoted Justin Griffiths and Peter Ogden as partners, to help the consultancy execute its ambitious growth strategy. Griffiths joined Powerscourt from [...]
The Register Cision Media Briefing
The Register: We are on the side of our readers, we’re not flag wavers
Drew Cullen, The Register’s editor-in-chief, talked about the title’s unique positioning, why it values integrity and how it works with PRs at today’s Cision media briefing. [...]
Mercieca wins Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Mercieca wins Fairmont Hotels & Resorts brief
Mercieca has won a competitive pitch to deliver the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts activation at London Cocktail Week, the world’s biggest cocktail festival. The agency has [...]
Frances Cottrell-Duffield, Tonic Communications
Cottrell-Duffield in Tonic Communications takeover
Frances Cottrell-Duffield is now sole owner of PR and marketing agency Tonic Communications, following her buyout of co-founder Andrea Klar. Cottrell-Duffield established the [...]
Taylor Herring to promote Mills & Boon rebrand
Romantic fiction publisher Mills & Boon has engaged Taylor Herring to promote its upcoming rebrand, following a four-way pitch.   Launching in January 2018, the campaign [...]
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