Category Archives: PR & Media

Spice Girls Reunion, Interplanetary Social Networking and Mickey Mouse Shaped Pumpkins – An Interview with Dave Coombs, Head of UK & EMEA Publicity for Disney Destinations International

Since my last blog post, I‘ve (heavy-heartedly) finished my one-year internship at the Regional Communications team for The Walt Disney Company EMEA in June 2013. Keen to continue working in … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to PR Paradise – An Interview with Ian Scott, Director of the Dubai Tourism & Commerce Board UK

I have recently become fascinated with Dubai and its story from humble beginnings to global phenomenon. I’m intrigued by how one family’s vision has pioneered an ultra-modern, capitalist metropolis in … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

“You’re only as good as the last email you sent” – An Interview with Matt Grossman, Vice President of Publicity at Disney EMEA

It’s been quite some time since my last post and a great deal has happened in the meantime, the biggest of which has been the start of my internship at … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

“What Happens in Vegas, stays on Facebook”

The fourth of the CIPR Autumn Guest Lecture Series at Leeds Met was hosted by Managing Director of the northern arm of Euro RSCG, Brian Beech, accompanied by Jenni Bamford, … Continue reading

November 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Follow Me, I’m Right Behind You!”

The second CIPR Guest Lecture attracted yet another full house as Kevin Murray , CEO of the Bell Potinger Group delivered a fascinating lecture, based on his forthcoming book: The … Continue reading

October 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Play Hard, Work Harder!” – Ailsa Brogan-Hewitt

Ailsa Brogan-Hewitt graduated from the BA PR course in 2009. She is now an Account Executive at Rising Digital, a social media and word of mouth marketing consultancy specializing in … Continue reading

March 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Social Media’s USP: Its Novelty!

Everyone has a lot to say about social media nowadays, so I’ll try to keep this short and sweet. I for one am a keen advocate of the use of … Continue reading

February 3, 2011 · 1 Comment

“Be Confident, Not Arrogant” – Seb Mysko

Sebastian Mysko is the Managing Director of the social media and word of mouth marketing consultancy – Rising Digital, with clients the likes of Deadmau5, Swedish House Mafia, Chris Lake, Gorillaz, … Continue reading

January 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Don’t Flake Out!” – Anna Wilson

Anna Wilson graduated from Leeds Met in 2009 with 1st honours. Having started on the HND Business & PR course, Anna excelled in her initial years, switching to the BA … Continue reading

January 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

News Corp Under Fire

The multi-media tycoon Rupert Murdoch (chairman of News Corp) will be feeling the pressure this week after a revamped investigation into allegations of phone-hacking by his paper News of the … Continue reading

January 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Anti-Social Media?

In my first semester at Leeds Met, it became increasingly evident that social media was the future of PR (and Advertising, Journalism, Marketing & Networking for that matter). I realized … Continue reading

January 18, 2011 · 5 Comments

Generation Unto Generation

Justin McKeown, now Regional Director of the global public relations consultancy Grayling, graduated with a first class degree in Public Relations in 1997. It was fascinating to listen to his … Continue reading

November 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

Why I Chose to Study PR

The importance of interpersonal relationships and communication management fascinates me, and indeed has influenced my behaviour and conduct from an early age. The way in which we communicate can make … Continue reading

November 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

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