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Make A Wish staff on the 30th anniversary

A day in a different press office: Make-A-Wish

Last week I chose to spend my development day in the press office of UK charity Make-A- Wish® UK, which works to grant the wishes of children and young people who are fighting life-threatening conditions. The wishes they grant for …

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The Secret to Carpool Karaoke’s Success

Andy Michael looks at the phenomenon of Carpool Karaoke and why this segment has been such a roaring success. On 8 September 2014, US TV network CBS announced that James Corden, originally from Buckinghamshire in the UK, would be succeeding Craig Ferguson as …

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Child Rescue Nepal

Child Rescue Nepal: Creating a Charity Campaign

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Nepal which killed more than 8,000 people, injured 21,000 people and damaged over 900,000 homes. Nepal is a country very close to my heart. In 2012 I spent a …

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The end of The Independent: has print lost its place?

After 30 years, one of the nation’s most well-known newspapers has announced it will be ceasing print; the final issue of The Independent will be published on 26th March, with The Independent on Sunday’s final issue appearing the following day. …

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Is this FINALLY the year Leonardo DiCaprio will achieve Oscars glory…?

As the 2016 Oscars loom, Leonardo DiCaprio fans will be on the edge of their seats – with memes and hashtags at the ready – anticipating whether this is THE year when the famous Titanic star will finally win an …

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Was the Miss Universe mix-up a PR stunt?

As many of you will have seen, the media has been inundated with theatrical headlines about the Miss Universe mix up last Sunday, when TV host Steve Harvey read out the wrong name while announcing the winner of the international beauty pageant. …

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The Battle of Black Friday

Black Friday is an American tradition that follows Thanksgiving and marks the official start of the Christmas shopping period. The day is not only well-known as a time when retailers slash prices but also as the one day every year …

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#BreastCancerAwarenessMonth

As a PR agency we are often hooking our client’s stories on to national, and international awareness days or months. Whilst many can seem a little ridiculous (to some, maybe not so much to others), such as National Dress Up …

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Controversy at Cannes

Planning a successful event can be extremely stressful and in my experience there are often hundreds of details to consider, from larger aspects such as the venue down to tiny details such as place cards. As part of this it …

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Caitlyn Jenner’s perfect reveal

The latest media phenomenon that has got everyone talking is Bruce Jenner’s amazing transformation from a man to a woman that we now call Caitlyn Jenner. Caitlyn posed in an iconic fashion shoot for Annie Leibowitz for the cover of …

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Personal PR: the lessons we can learn from Taylor Swift

Love her or hate her, Taylor Swift is one of the biggest and most successful stars on the planet. Her fifth studio album, 1989, sold more copies in its opening week than any album in the previous 12 years, and …

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#WeAreTheThey: What we can learn from Jamelia ’s sizable mistakes

Anyone who enjoys flicking through the Mail Online during their lunch break will no doubt be up to date with the latest celebrity scandal involving Jamelia. The ‘Superstar’ singer has faced public backlash after airing her controversial views on ITV’s …

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