Author Archives: amandacomms1

Being human

I have many labels that attach to me. I am a daughter, sister and partner. I am a mum to my fur babies. I am a vegan. I am a horse rider and trainee dressage judge. I am a member … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in communication, conferences, police, prca, reputation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Right to the top

There is a big discussion that is often had about when and how to use the person at the top of the organisation to do media interviews. Managing the demands on the most senior person in the business is one … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in communication, crisis communication, media, policing, PR, work | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

My PR

I wasn’t going to write about the Radio 4 Media Show debate on PR but after mulling over the discussion I feel I must. I will start with a confession that I started my working life as a journalist but … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Chartered Institute of Public Relations, CIPR, communication, crime, crisis communication, PR, prca, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

365 days later

A year ago I wrote an article for PR Week looking at the predictions for 2018 and it is interesting to reflect now and assess what happened. When I wrote it I was still trying to come to terms with … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in blog, communication, police, policing, PR, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘No fluff’ revisited

Twelve months ago, I was compelled to write a blog to try and explain the important role that public sector communicators had following a critical article in a national newspaper. (You can read it through this link https://amandacomms1.wordpress.com/2018/01/07/no-fluff-here/) It is … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in challenge, communication, emergency services, police, policing, PR, public, work | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Five things 2018 gave me

It is the last day of 2018 and a time to look back as well as forward to the 12 months ahead. I have long refused to do the New Years resolution thing but I do want to reflect on … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in communication, happiness, learning | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Through the seasons

We are always saying that communication is a 24/7 business with social media round-the-clock and rolling news channels. There is lots of discussion about how we can manage this demand with the resources we have and it is no easy … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in communication, digital, emergency services, media, PR, public, reputation, work | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment