PR on the big screen: what lessons can we learn?

I might be almost 10 years late to the party, but this weekend I watched Hancock for the first time. The description on Netflix mentioned a 'boozy superhero' so I was expecting a Will Smith comedy classic...imagine my surprise when a PR guy turns up? This wasn't the first time this has happened; a few … Continue reading PR on the big screen: what lessons can we learn?

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‘PR personality’: do you have to be an extrovert to work in PR?

The increase in use of personality tests, such as Myer-Briggs, have brought more attention to the personality labels ‘introvert’ and ‘extrovert’, but what personality type is needed to work in PR? Even though PR centres around relationship building, communicating and networking with different types of people, which undoubtedly requires a certain level of confidence, does … Continue reading ‘PR personality’: do you have to be an extrovert to work in PR?

THE PR Q&A: Experience over degree?

The first instalment of my brand new blog series is here! I received an email from a Marketing & Events student this week, and she asked a question that I asked myself a lot throughout my time at university: “I am a second year Marketing & Events Management student. I was wondering if the experience … Continue reading THE PR Q&A: Experience over degree?

7 powerful bits of advice for new PR students

I cannot believe that this time 3 years ago I was just about to embark on my PR & Communication course at university. THREE YEARS? I feel like I’ve blinked and BAM here I am in my first official PR job, with a little freelance business on the side. So a huge hello to all … Continue reading 7 powerful bits of advice for new PR students

You’ve got a job in PR…but what do you actually do?!

Hello you lovely PR lot! This blog post is coming from a small town near Toulouse where I have been holiday-ing for the last week. Ive officially been working in a PR & Communications role for more than a month so I thought this gave me solid ground to give you an insight into what … Continue reading You’ve got a job in PR…but what do you actually do?!

Yes, I may have disappeared off the blogger-sphere temporarily. But I did graduate with a First and get a PR job in the meantime…

Helllo there!! Yes, it's been forever. I do apologise. Ever a girl with an excuse or 10 on her hands, here is mine: I was doing this... With a bit of this... And this... Also a bit of this (but not much, obvs) But mainly a LOT of this...(curse you Pina Coladas, I wholly blame … Continue reading Yes, I may have disappeared off the blogger-sphere temporarily. But I did graduate with a First and get a PR job in the meantime…

PR Interview #12: Arianne Williams, Britain’s Best PR Student Blogger 2016

It's official - my reign as Britain's Best PR Student Blogger 2015 is over...but I couldn't see a better PR student (very nearly graduate!) than Arianne Williams to be this year's winner. I had a chat with her about her life as a PR student, her greatest achievements to date and her future as a … Continue reading PR Interview #12: Arianne Williams, Britain’s Best PR Student Blogger 2016

PR in Education: are schools telling students if PR is the right career for them?

I mentioned a couple of blog posts back that I was planning this blog post. It's something that's kind of irked me for the last 3 years. I mean, it's not, like, haunted my nightmares or anything, but it is something I often wondered about. My school and careers advisers never told me that PR … Continue reading PR in Education: are schools telling students if PR is the right career for them?

Solent PR Class of 2016

My uni days are over!!! I finished my degree on Wednesday 18th May, with an exam on PR Strategy in the morning and an afternoon of eating/drinking and celebrating... perfection! I won't go into the nostalgic, emotional, I'm going to miss everyone sooooo much side of things (check out my last post for some of … Continue reading Solent PR Class of 2016

The final push…reflecting on the last 3 years

In FIVE days time I will have finished uni forever!! I still remember sitting in my room in halls at 1am re-vamping my blog, which was then wonderfulworldxoxo.wordpress.com (WHY????), and turning it into a PR blog. I remember getting my first ever First for an assignment. I remember winning my first blogging competition...I remember winning … Continue reading The final push…reflecting on the last 3 years