#CisionCelebrates – terms and conditions

#CisionCelebrates – terms and conditions. These terms and conditions together with any specific rules set out in Competition Notices (as defined below) are the Competition Rules (“Rules”) and apply to competitions taking place across Gorkana Products and Services The promoter of Competitions is Cision, 5 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HU. Competition Notice Entry… Continue reading #CisionCelebrates – terms and conditions

Why the time is right for PRs to connect comms to business results

Robust attribution is a challenge for all marketers. But we know it is vital for communicators to prove what works if we are to truly assess – and prove – the full value of earned media. Once communicators can prove the value of PR, we will secure the budgets we need to give PR its… Continue reading Why the time is right for PRs to connect comms to business results

Meet the Journalist: Valérie Dana, Revista LVR

Valérie Dana, editorial director at Revista LVR, talks to Cision’s Mario Cipriano about the lifestyle title’s audience of female cancer patients, its rebrand and what its community wants to read. Revista Rose, which you launched, has rebranded as Revista LVR (La Vida en Rosa). How does this affect its editorial content? We changed the name for communications reasons. “Rose”… Continue reading Meet the Journalist: Valérie Dana, Revista LVR

The Scotsman: Print is not going anywhere anytime soon

Frank O’Donnell, The Scotsman’s editor-in-chief, talked about the brand’s 200-year anniversary, its digital growth and how its editorial team produces content at Tuesday’s Cision media briefing. Launched in 1817 by William Ritchie and Charles Maclaren, The Scotsman is now distributed throughout Scotland with a current print circulation of 22,740. Its online and mobile sites receive… Continue reading The Scotsman: Print is not going anywhere anytime soon

George Osborne: Journalism is a lot more fun than politics

George Osborne in conversation with Andrew Marr, by Lucy Young, The Evening Standard

Former Chancellor George Osborne this week talked at an exclusive London Press Club event sponsored by Cision about his new job as editor of the London Evening Standard, his thoughts on Brexit and the changing worlds of politics and media. The Q&A with broadcast journalist Andrew Marr – who is a former editor of The Independent –… Continue reading George Osborne: Journalism is a lot more fun than politics

Meet the Journalist: Francisco José Fernández Díaz, Motor1

Francisco José Fernández Díaz is director of Motor1 (Spain) and has worked in automotive sector for more than 27 years. He talks to Mario Cipriano about his passion for cars, for educating the public and his experience as a driving instructor. Could you tell us about your career so far? I have been linked to the automotive… Continue reading Meet the Journalist: Francisco José Fernández Díaz, Motor1

PR Case Study: Stand – Leading The Probate Debate

Stand Agency helped its client Solicitors for the Elderly engage with the media and MPs to head off the Government’s planned rise in probate fees earlier this year. Campaign name: Leading The Probate Debate Client: Solicitors for the Elderly Timing:  March – April 2017 Summary Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) worked with Stand Agency to oppose probate… Continue reading PR Case Study: Stand – Leading The Probate Debate

Gorkana meets… Giuseppe De Bellis

Giuseppe De Bellis is editor-in-chief of GQ Italia. He talks to  Mario Cipriano about his career in Brussels and his view of modern journalism. Before your current role as editorial director of GQ Italia, you were deputy director of Il Giornale. How did you develop your career? I started work as a correspondent in Bari, at La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno.… Continue reading Gorkana meets… Giuseppe De Bellis

Source LF launches marketing and PR division

Recruitment business Source LF has launched a new marketing and PR division led by Kate Watson. Watson has rejoined the London-based company after a seven-year stint in the Middle East, where she worked for a number of the region’s leading search and recruitment firms, specialising in the communications industry. Annika De Friend, founder of Source… Continue reading Source LF launches marketing and PR division

Acuity hires Mindi Chahal as content editor

B2B PR and marketing agency Acuity has appointed former Marketing Week journalist Mindi Chahal as content editor. The newly-created position demonstrates the growing value of content for clients of Acuity and its sister new business consultancy, Ingenuity. Most recently senior writer at Centaur-owned Marketing Week, Chahal has also held the role of news and features writer at Promo Marketing,… Continue reading Acuity hires Mindi Chahal as content editor