BBC at Media City

A day in the life of PR: Visit to BBC studios at Media City

Also known as ‘the day I was virtually attacked by buffaloes’ at Media City Last week I joined a few colleagues for a behind-the-scenes tour of the BBC at Media City in Salford Quays. We had a sneak peek at the studios for BBC Sport, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Manchester and BBC Breakfast. […]

Transfer Deadline Day - Falcao

Transfer deadline day 2014

It’s here yet again, transfer deadline day 2014, the one day of the year when football throws off its loose veneer of credibility and indulges in a vainglorious display of capitalism, serving to provide the lowest common denominator opium to the Sky Sports News fed masses. If ever there was an illustration of just what […]

The Maplin 3D Hat featured on page 3 of The Times

Royal Ascot – Maplin Electronics PR Stunt

Thursday 19th June. Royal Ascot. Ladies Day. I am travelling to the venue in a white transit van with some precious cargo in the back. A hat, but not just any old hat, this is a hat that has taken endless hours to design and manufacture. This is a hat made by my client Maplin. […]

Neymar Jnr - Brazil's hopes and dreams rest on this player

The 2014 FIFA World Cup – The best ever?

It is the greatest show on earth and the biggest stage in the world, so has this World Cup lived up to expectations? It has done more than that. It has been one of the best World Cups since the competitions birth in 1930 and here is why… 1. Goals galore – Neymar last night […]

World Cup PR

More World Cup PR hysteria off the pitch than on

#463699535 / gettyimages.com As I write, the start of the 2014 World Cup is a day away. This is good news, as it means England are still in the competition. Metatarsals are still intact and there’s currently only one scare, that involving “The Ox”. No doubt, others will emerge in the coming days. But it’s […]