Here’s a guest post by one of our PR interns Maria (@mpfalangi) who has spent the last year working with our team. I blogged about our interns ages ago (see here) and they’ve proved a real breath of fresh air. Now that they’re about to leave we’re really going to miss them. Here, Maria talks about one of the projects she’d been working on.
Who doesn’t love a good local market? This fortnight is an opportunity for both traders and shoppers to be part of something bigger.
A guest post from Liz Ritson this week looking at one of Northumberland’s latest exhibitions. Be quick though, it ends on 9 June.
A historic colliery site might not be the most obvious place to find stunning movie costumes worn by stars including Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Sir Laurence Olivier and Cate Blanchett, but here at Woodhorn we like to offer something a little different. Continue reading
Low turnouts and a general apathy have been the hallmarks of local elections so far this year, so it’s even more important that we make sure we get the right person to lead our professional organisation the CIPR election. Continue reading
As a local government communicator I often have to spend quite a bit of time convincing friends that my job is nothing like that of Malcolm Tucker, the fictional anti-hero of the BBC comedy series, despite a similar job title and natural swearing pattern.
So it was fairly amusing to find myself hosting a CIPR North East event called: The thick of It – a practical introduction to Parliament. Continue reading
A year ago today I started writing on the this blog.
Variously egged on and inspired by @comms2point0 @danslee @darrencaveney @wadds and @weeklyblogclub 12 months has gone by in the blink of an eye.
5,400 views and 161 comments later I’ve got know to many new faces through blogging and hopefully shared some useful information too.
Having said that, it seems you’re mostly interested in irreverant parenting chat, rather than my in-depth anaysis of the changing communications landscape.
The two most viewed posts (by miles) were:
Despite these laughs at my expense I hope that I’ve also provided some useful professional discussion that adds to the vibrant debate around PR and social media.
A few of my favourites from the past 12 monts were:
Thanks again for readig, commenting, liking and sharing.
The idea that mobile web browsing is transforming the way we consume content should be perfectly obvious when my 5 year old hacks the ipad code and downloads a new version of plants vs zombies in the time it takes to go to the toilet.
A few things I’ve read this week coupled with our own experience online has convinced me of a major shift in the way people are using and accessing the web. Continue reading
Daughter number 1 caputures the moment in this artists impression
It started out like any normal day.
By that, I mean up and out of bed at 5am after CIA-inspired levels of sleep deprivation and white noise pumped directly into my brain throughout the night.
All I had to do now was tip-toe through the mountain of scattered toys and get through breakfast without decorating my suit with toast, felt pen, glue, child’s vomit or milky, unwanted cereal.