Here’s a round-up of the week’s top PR news, featuring Cision’s latest white paper, LADBible’s CommsCon session and new wins for Cirkle, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry and Launch.
Following new eMarketer research revealing that young people are abandoning Facebook at record rates, the platform’s future has never looked more precarious.
LADBible’s head of comms, Peter Heneghan, will appear in a break-out session at CommsCon to discuss the evolution of social strategies and what a post-Facebook editorial landscape could look like.
Then, in a Q&A hosted by Hotwire’s global head of consumer, Emma Hazan, Heneghan will answer questions posed by the audience and examine what’s next for social and PR.
Use the button below to register for this exciting session, as well as the rest of CommsCon, which features keynote speakers, panel debates and discussions set to fuel your 2019 PR strategy.
Head to commscon.cision.co.uk for all information on the day’s agenda and the rest of the speaker line-up.
The four steps to creating a foolproof crisis comms plan
In our latest white paper – The four steps to creating a foolproof crisis comms response – we explore the four key areas communicators need to cover to ensure their organisation can get on the front foot during a crisis while being secure and consistent in its response.
Alex Pegler, account manager at Higginson Strategy, explores how the northern powerhouse can drive comms opportunities away from the south of the country.
Alice and Heidi Bland, co-founders of Bland PR, reveal what it’s like to work with your twin, the pair’s complementary backgrounds and how the agency combines both freelance and agency models.
PR Case Study
Discover how Flint created a media relations campaign to help Artichoke drive awareness of its PROCESSIONS march, which celebrated the 100th anniversary of women first being able to vote.
BoConcept Birmingham has appointed HROC to deliver a regional PR, social media marketing and business networking brief for the Danish furniture store, which can be found in the city’s Mailbox development.
Megan McKenna has appointed Good Results PR to help launch her new fashion line; Studio Mouthy.
Engine Group has selected Kasha Cacy to become its global chief executive. Cacy will oversee Engine’s 17 offices located across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Robert Stone has joined 3 Monkeys Zeno as director of digital strategy and innovation. He becomes part of the agency’s leadership team and will report to MD Christine Jewell.
Fintech start-up Curve has appointed Alejandro Massalin as its new head of marketing. Massalin’s role will include oversight of all aspects of PR and comms.
Cheshire-based agency No Brainer has announced three new appointments. Michelle Turner joins as an account manager, Emily Craig becomes an account executive and Melissa Phillips has been hired as office manager.
Evoke Group has rebranded as one singular global agency: Evoke. The move brings agencies such as Tonic Life Communications and Evoke Health under one unified brand name.
US-based integrated sports marketing agency rEvolution has acquired UK-based Revolution Sports Marketing Group in order to increase its PR capabilities and expand its earned media offering on a global scale.