Category Archives: PR

Flying high?

There have been some interesting posts and blogs this week talking about diversity and how critical it is for the communication industry, well for any industry really. I was transfixed by the conversation on Twitter on Tuesday about regional accents … Continue reading

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Love it or hate it?

Police communication has been my focus for 20 years and I remain as passionate about it today as I was when I eagerly arrived for my first day on the job in 1999. It is the opportunity to really help … Continue reading

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With a little help

In recent years I have written many times about wellbeing, resilience and mental health, particularly why it is important in the PR and communication world. Life today is full of pressures, issues, demands and responsibilities. If we let those take … Continue reading

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Finding our greats

I am sat watching the programme trying to find the Icon of the 20th Century and it is raising a whole host of issues for me. Defining an Icon is a really difficult thing to do. It is stated to … Continue reading

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Heroes and villains

The world is constantly changing and as professional communicators it is vital that we are also observers of the world around us. If we become trapped in our environment we can start to lose our effectiveness. Over the past few … Continue reading

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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

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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

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