Banned Iceland Ad - Rang Tan
Student/PR

This is how Iceland’s banned advert will probably be Christmas #1 this year

How they didn't see it coming I don't know. As I'm almost 100% sure we all did. Publicly banning a Christmas advertisement that highlighted yes a controversial, but also very topical and very serious issue was never going to do the A.S.A any favours. Not least for their reputation as an official body, but also simply because… Continue reading This is how Iceland’s banned advert will probably be Christmas #1 this year

Great British Bake Off PR
Lifestyle

The Great British Bake Off and their ‘showstopper’ PR

Be it a blessing or a curse, when you work in PR, nothing seems so innocent any more. Theresa May does a dance? Intentional. Magazine depicts a plus-sized model on their front cover? A prime example of CSR. The GBBO release a heartfelt tweet on the day of the final? 10000% PUBLIC RELATIONS.  Maybe that… Continue reading The Great British Bake Off and their ‘showstopper’ PR

PR and morals
Student/PR

#PowerAndInfluence overview – PR and morals, where do you draw the line?

After being a keen follower of the #PowerAndInfluence discussions, hosted by PR-superstar Ella Minty, for a while - I was so pleased when I was asked if I'd like to host one. Amongst some of the biggest names in the industry, it was a total honour to even be a part of these discussions, let alone a… Continue reading #PowerAndInfluence overview – PR and morals, where do you draw the line?

How i'd play it if I was on The Apprentice - PR & Lifestyle Blogger
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How I’d play it if I was on The Apprentice

The Apprentice starts on the 3rd October and, though I've not typically religiously watched it in the past, I'm excited to delve into it. This year I'm devoted to watching it every night as I feel like I can learn a lot from it, oh and not to mention it's right up my street. It's… Continue reading How I’d play it if I was on The Apprentice

Working in PR - PR & Lifestyle blog
Student/PR

Happy work-iversary to me: looking back at my first year in PR

Today is my work-iversary at Tecmark. 12 months ago to the date, I was a timid (and not afraid to admit it) final year student walking through the doors of Portland Street for the very first time. Not really knowing what to expect. One thing I didn’t expect and never could have comprehended though is… Continue reading Happy work-iversary to me: looking back at my first year in PR

Meet the PR Blogger - Helen Deverell - PR and Lifestyle Blogger
Meet the PR Blogger

Meet the PR Blogger – with Helen Deverell

Hello and welcome to my eleventh interview of my ‘meet the PR blogger’ series. I'm almost finished with this series, so if there's any PR bloggers reading this that would be interested in getting involved - please drop me a message! Keep your eyes out for new additions for the next few weeks though. This time round, my… Continue reading Meet the PR Blogger – with Helen Deverell

Nike's ad
Lifestyle

Let’s talk about Nike’s iconic Colin Kaepernick ad…

Nobody ever moved forward by standing still, and similarly, nobody ever made noise by remaining quiet. In order to move mountains, you need to have the courage to push. And in fear of sounding a bit like a motivationalist, I'm going to say things in simpler terms. I think that Nike's 'Just Do It' ad… Continue reading Let’s talk about Nike’s iconic Colin Kaepernick ad…

Meet the PR blogger - Paul Sutton
Meet the PR Blogger

Meet the PR Blogger – with Paul Sutton

Hello and welcome to my tenth interview of my ‘meet the PR blogger’ series. I’m slowly but surely working my way through the masses of wonderful PR bloggers that i’ve interviewed – so keep your eyes out every week for new additions. I'm almost finished, so if there's any PR bloggers reading this that would be interested… Continue reading Meet the PR Blogger – with Paul Sutton

Student/PR

Job opening: PR person needed to save Roxanne Pallett

Disclaimer: there isn't an actual job opening to save Roxanne Pallet's reputation. That was simply me, trying to be clever. Sorry if you came here seeking a PR job. Is there a PR in the country, no, the world who can save Roxanne Pallett? I'm not sure. After hearing the cringe-worthy statement this morning from 'Roxy'… Continue reading Job opening: PR person needed to save Roxanne Pallett

Student/PR

The oh-so trivial problems of your everyday copywriter

Though i'm technically a 'digital PR executive'; copywriting has been - and still is - a big part of my job. When I started interning at Tecmark last year, I began with writing blogs and articles for some of their smaller clients. I didn't know it at the time, but this was the start of… Continue reading The oh-so trivial problems of your everyday copywriter