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3 03, 2015

What wearable are you in this season?

By |March 3rd, 2015|#teamDTW, Photo, Social Media|Comments Off

So farewell, for now, Google Glass.

Reports of its death are quite understated – it’s dead in the same way that a caterpillar entering a cocoon is dead – it is merely metamorphosing into a lean, slicker, more public and battery-friendly version which unlike its ancestors rise and assumed fall, will not launch until it’s […]

27 02, 2015

Three years as Chair of the CIPR in the north east

By |February 27th, 2015|PR|Comments Off

I’ve spent the past three years as Chair of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) in the north east of England. Last night the group held its 2015 AGM where we heard from the CIPR’s new national President Sarah Pinch – she came, she saw, she delivered – really interesting. […]

12 02, 2015

Mapping solution blends new and traditional techniques

By |February 12th, 2015|#teamDTW, Creative, Latest News, PR|Comments Off

Providing solutions outside the traditional PR toolbox is a fun and exciting way to broaden horizons. One of the recent projects I’ve worked on uses interactive mapping technology to keep people up-to-date about road and construction work in their area, and about how it might affect their daily journeys.

By blending traditional skills of communication […]

11 02, 2015

CIPR kicks on in style for 2015

By |February 11th, 2015|Latest News, PR|Comments Off

I had the pleasure of being present at the Institute of Directors HQ in Pall Mall last night for what felt like a really important night for the public relations profession.

The CIPR held a special event to reach out to other professional institutions, recognise some outstanding contributions from a couple of industry legends and […]

4 02, 2015

“And the Nominations are…”

By |February 4th, 2015|#teamDTW, PR|Comments Off

DTW has received two nominations in the prestigious PRMoment awards 2015.

In the Public Sector Campaign of the Year category we have been nominated jointly with Hartlepool Borough Council for our work on the “Hartlepool – A Vision for the future” campaign.

We worked with the council’s economic development team to create a communications strategy for […]

29 01, 2015

PR professionals – still journalists’ most important source

By |January 29th, 2015|#teamDTW, Latest News, PR, Social Media|Comments Off

The relationship between journalists and public relations went under the microscope today, as CisionUK broadcast a webinar examining how journalists use social media, and engage with PRs. The webinar focused on the findings of Cision’s 4th UK Social Journalism Study.
The results are refreshing. The survey conducted with the help of Canterbury Christ Church University, […]