I love blog series that involve interviews, mainly because they get a great reception and I meet some pretty fab people through them too. So, when I thought of the idea of interviewing journalists to quiz them on the taboo topic of PR & journo relationships, I was keen to get stuck in. I also… Continue reading #CutThroughTheNoise – an interview with journalist Kenny Toal, from ITV Studios
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
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
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
PSA: my new favourite Twitter account, (as of today) is the Series of Unfortunate Event's page. I often talk about what happens when brands get their PR wrong, but what happens when they get it right? I often see a lot of good PR, I mean, it's all around us every day (whether you realise… Continue reading A Not-So Unfortunate PR Plan
Admittedly, I myself, an only-just post-teen had not heard of Victoria Secret until a few years ago, but since then I admired their growing popularity - especially amongst the younger age groups. However these past few months all I've noticed are criticisms of the brand: where are the 'realistic' models? Where are the products that… Continue reading Victoria Secret in Huge Decline – But Why?
Last year was my year for getting way too involved in TV series (probably at the time that I shouldn't have really amidst a ton of uni work) but nevertheless, I did. I've rounded up my favourites below - some obvious and some not so obvious. I've also dropped in some ones that I tried… Continue reading TV Series I Watched Last Year – & Ones I’d Reccomend
Christmas is, well to me, undoubtedly one of the best times of the year. The build up lasts for months - which may seem OTT for a one-day celebration. Nevertheless for the most of us, this holiday is an excuse to spend times with family, spoil and be spoilt and most importantly, enjoy cheat days… Continue reading How to Deal With Post-Christmas Blues