From Insights to Impact: Communications Strategies Learnt in the Support of the Ukrainian Cause
29 Jun 2022

From Insights to Impact: Communications Strategies Learnt in the Support of the Ukrainian Cause

2022 has represented a landmark change in the global geopolitical situation as Russia invaded the Ukraine. As a result, millions of Ukrainians have been displaced, with a huge number seeking asylum in other countries. In February, the aim of communications teams in humanitarian organisations was to drive donations from the public and influence policy making within the UK government to support Ukrainian asylum seekers. Learn how these organisations used traditional and social media to gain support for the Ukrainian cause.

UK Media Moves including The Times, loveFOOD, the i and more
10 May 2022

UK Media Moves including The Times, loveFOOD, the i and more

Katie Prescott has been appointed Technology Business Editor of The Times; Amanda Pauley is now Features Editor at loveFOOD; Rob Hastings has been promoted to Special Projects Editor at the i paper and inews.co.uk

UK Media Moves including Sifted, ITN, Sunday Express and more
05 May 2022

UK Media Moves including Sifted, ITN, Sunday Express and more

Rachel Corp appointed as ITN’s new Chief Executive Officer; David Williamson now Political Editor at the Sunday Express; Tom Nugent joins Sifted as Digital Editor

UK Media Moves including Insider, Property Week, MailOnline and more
03 May 2022

UK Media Moves including Insider, Property Week, MailOnline and more

Tufayel Ahmed joins Insider as Entertainment Editor (UK); Anviksha Patel is now Acting News Editor at Property Week; David Wilcock appointed Deputy Political Editor at MailOnline

UK Media Moves including Reuters, The Independent, Insurance Post and more
28 Apr 2022

UK Media Moves including Reuters, The Independent, Insurance Post and more

New roles for William James and Kylie MacLellan at Reuters; Scarlet Anderson to be Deputy Head of Audience at The Independent; updates announced at Insurance Post

UK Media Moves including VICE, Esquire, The Times and more
26 Apr 2022

UK Media Moves including VICE, Esquire, The Times and more

Matthew Champion appointed Editor-in-Chief for VICE World News in EMEA; Miranda Collinge promoted to Deputy Editor at Esquire; Mehreen Khan is now Economics Editor at The Times

[On-demand Webinar] Media Coffee: How to Communicate with Journalists in Spain
25 Apr 2022

[On-demand Webinar] Media Coffee: How to Communicate with Journalists in Spain

Rubén Marcos of Spanish news agency Europa Press takes us through the media landscape in Spain, his recommendations for attracting a journalist’s attention and how to get press releases on point.

4 Big Challenges PR and Comms Pros Face Today
22 Apr 2022

4 Big Challenges PR and Comms Pros Face Today

When it comes to crafting effective campaigns, PR and comms pros must learn to juggle everything from data to social and much more. The volume and frequency of news grows fast, and comms teams need to be agile and adaptable to get their message across to the right audience, at the right time.

Shaping Narratives: Navigating Today’s PR and Comms Challenges
21 Apr 2022

Shaping Narratives: Navigating Today’s PR and Comms Challenges

In light of Cision’s ongoing mission to help businesses understand their news and audience data so that they can operate more efficiently and make more intelligent strategic decisions at every level, we’ve taken a look at some of the most talked about topics across the industry and unearthed a few important gems for brands to keep abreast of…

UK Media Moves including the i, Financial Times, BBC and more
21 Apr 2022

UK Media Moves including the i, Financial Times, BBC and more

Alexandra Pollard is now Deputy Culture Editor at the i; Georgina Quach has joined the FT as Newsletter Editor; Stewart Maclean appointed Editor of Newsnight

Enhancing Social Media and Influencer Marketing Strategies
20 Apr 2022

Enhancing Social Media and Influencer Marketing Strategies

Leveraging social media channels effectively to craft impactful messaging is absolutely crucial to the formulation of successful PR and marketing strategies. Employing the right voices across these platforms to resonate with key audiences has become just as important, too.

How to go global: crafting stories that transcend borders
20 Apr 2022

How to go global: crafting stories that transcend borders

Today, brands must think in terms of audience first and location second. Gen Z and Millennials speak a more universal language, whether it’s through Twitch streams, memes or Tik Tok videos, that are less restricted to geographical location.

The Growing Importance of ESG in Communications
20 Apr 2022

The Growing Importance of ESG in Communications

No company is deaf to the steady drumbeat of ESG initiatives in the present environment. Enough has been said and written about the role of ESG messaging in solidifying existing corporate strategies. The purpose of this piece is to delve into how brands can cut through the noise and truly make an impact.

UK Media Moves including Rolling Stone, Reuters, Screen International and more
19 Apr 2022

UK Media Moves including Rolling Stone, Reuters, Screen International and more

Selim Bulut appointed Digital Editor for Rolling Stone UK; Natalie Grover moves from The Guardian to Reuters; Michael Rosser has joined Screen International

UK Media Moves including the BBC, Daily Mail, GQ and more
14 Apr 2022

UK Media Moves including the BBC, Daily Mail, GQ and more

Chris Mason appointed BBC's next Political Editor; Daily Mail redesigns Weekend magazine; Sam Parker now Site Director at British GQ

UK Media Moves including Spear's, The Independent, Daily Star and more
12 Apr 2022

UK Media Moves including Spear's, The Independent, Daily Star and more

Chris Hawes is appointed Deputy Editor at Spear’s magazine; Roisin O’Connor to be Culture News and Music Editor at The Independent; James Wright returns to the Daily Star as Video Game Editor

UK Media Moves including Incisive Media, Daily Mail, WIRED and more
07 Apr 2022

UK Media Moves including Incisive Media, Daily Mail, WIRED and more

Incisive Media and its titles have been acquired by two media and events businesses; Alison Boshoff promoted to Chief Showbiz Writer at the Daily Mail; Rob Reddick is now Science Editor (UK) at WIRED

The Power of Social Listening
06 Apr 2022

The Power of Social Listening

Communication, particularly social media communication, is not just about crafting a message, posting it to the widest audience and then seeing what happens. It's a two-way conversation.

5 Benefits of sharing your story through Sponsored Placement
06 Apr 2022

5 Benefits of sharing your story through Sponsored Placement

Do you ever finish writing a press release and think, everyone need to see this? Fortunately for you, there's another way to generate much deserved attention for your news: Sponsored Placement.

UK Media Moves including Channel 4 News, The Telegraph, VICE and more
05 Apr 2022

UK Media Moves including Channel 4 News, The Telegraph, VICE and more

Channel 4 News has announced the presenting line up for its flagship evening bulletin; role updates at The Telegraph; Daisy Jones takes on the role of Culture Editor at VICE UK

The Golden Era of the Social Media Influencer
01 Apr 2022

The Golden Era of the Social Media Influencer

As of 2021, the global influencer market was worth $13.8 billion, spanning not just content creation but also courses and training on how to pursue a professional career as an influencer.

UK Media Moves including LBC, Insider, GQ and more
31 Mar 2022

UK Media Moves including LBC, Insider, GQ and more

Ben Kentish is promoted to Westminster Editor at LBC; Louise Ridley to join Insider; Owen Gough is now Senior Ecommerce Writer at British GQ

UK Media Moves including The Telegraph, BBC, VOGUE and more
29 Mar 2022

UK Media Moves including The Telegraph, BBC, VOGUE and more

Gary Payne appointed Head of Sport at the Telegraph; Laura Kuenssberg to be permanent presenter of the BBC’s Sunday morning politics show; Laura Hawkins appointed Fashion Features Editor at British Vogue

Crafting Universal Messaging Strategies
28 Mar 2022

Crafting Universal Messaging Strategies

Regional in tone but global in ambition, today’s communications professionals need to straddle the line between crafting a universal message in their campaigns, while remaining personal and accessible.

A Guide to Conscious ESG Strategising
28 Mar 2022

A Guide to Conscious ESG Strategising

Corporate comms and media storytelling have seen a huge sea change in approach over the last two years. Reputation management has become crucial. At the core of all this is environmental, social and governance (ESG).