March 20 – 24: the most read people news on Gorkana News this week
Your bitesize update on the latest people news and moves featured on Gorkana News this week: Hotwire’s Brendon Craigie steps down Hotwire’s group CEO, Brendon [...]
Smoking Gun wins Arriva Buses North West PR brief
Smoking Gun PR has been appointed to handle the PR for Arriva Buses in the North West and Wales. Arriva is one of the largest bus and train transport services organisations in [...]
nextbike hands UK brief to Nathan Rous PR
Nathan Rous PR has been chosen to handle the UK PR for public bike sharing scheme nextbike. The nextbike scheme, which launched in 2004, is based in over 100 cities globally, [...]
Five ways PRs and brands can get ready for Christmas 2017
Christmas may only have taken place three months ago, but savvy retail brands are already planning for their most profitable time of year in 2017, says Courtney Rogers, [...]
Tin Man wins PR brief for Funkin Cocktails
UK cocktail mixer brand Funkin Cocktails has hired creative comms agency Tin Man to launch a new range of cocktail mixers, following a competitive pitch. Funkin, founded in [...]
10 Yetis Digital to launch BettingTips4You and BiggestFreeBets
Online betting tips provider BettingSpin has chosen 10 Yetis Digital to handle its PR, as part of a marketing drive to raise awareness for two of its sites; BettingTips4You [...]
Sony hands retained PR brief to Fever
Sony has appointed Fever as its retained UK PR agency to manage its smartphone and IoT products, following a competitive pitch. The appointment will see Fever work across [...]
Clarion appoints new SAD
Clarion has appointed Cirkle’s Laura Oakley as a senior account director. With 10 years FMCG PR experience, Oakley joins Clarion from Cirkle, where she was an account [...]
Hotwire CEO Brendon Craigie steps down
Hotwire Group CEO Brendon Craigie has announced his resignation to pursue other interests. A successor is expected to be announced in “due course”. In the interim, Hotwire’s [...]
Micro Scooters hires Cow PR
Scooter brand Micro Scooters has appointed Cow PR as its retained UK PR agency, following a four-way pitch. Micro Scooters was founded in Switzerland by Wim Ouboter in 1999, [...]
Nasima Hussain joins Promote PR as managing partner
Speed Communications’ former managing partner, Nasima Hussain, has joined sport, fitness, wellbeing and tech specialist Promote PR as managing partner. Hussain has more than [...]
M&C Saatchi to put problem of single-use plastic waste “on the map”
M&C Saatchi and M&C Saatchi PR have teamed up with charity Surfer’s Against Sewage to put the problem of single-use plastic waste “on the map”, and raise [...]
W opens “northern powerhouse”
W Communications has acquired Newcastle-based GluePR and renamed it W North, as the agency looks to provide its clients with “a view outside of the London bubble”. Christian [...]
Hotwire set to handle UK PR for Newsflare
Hotwire has been selected as the UK integrated comms agency for Newsflare, an online video news platform for user generated video content. After a six-way pitch, Newsflare has [...]
Most read people news on Gorkana News
Your bite-sized update on the latest people news and moves to be featured on Gorkana News. Manifest appoints Neil Hallmark to UK MD Neil Hallmark, who first joined Manifest in [...]
Frank to launch Chuck Norris’ latest venture
Frank has been chosen to deliver a PR and SEO campaign and influencer outreach programme around the launch of mobile gaming app ‘Nonstop Chuck Norris’, which is [...]
Kingsmill hires Another Word Communicatons for brand re-launch
Kingsmill, one of the UK’s biggest bread brands, has appointed Another Word Communications to drive awareness and reappraisal amongst consumers, following its recent re-launch [...]
Manifest appoints Neil Hallmark to UK MD
Neil Hallmark, who first joined Manifest in 2013, has been promoted to MD at the independent comms agency, with responsibility for its UK operation. Joining as an associate [...]
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