PR Alumni shortlisted for the #UKBA14 awards

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Jessica Hodkinson, 2010 PR and Advertising alumni has reached the top ten of the prestigious UK Blog Awards 2014 for her Online PR Company blog that: “… takes readers through the ideas and social initiatives enveloped within the new innovative world of PR from a personal perspective”. Her top three blogs include coverage of her trip to cover Social Media Week in Mumbai and top ten tips for fashion brands. Continue reading

Daisy does the double (Act)

Daisy take a well earned break

Daisy take a well earned break

Daisy Simpson, 2011 graduate, has pulled off something of a double act reunion by interviewing pop diva Kiki Dee – having previously worked as an intern at an event run by Elton John, whose first number one hit was a duet with Kiki, “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” way back in 1976.

She got the opportunity when Your Local Magazine, based in Daisy’s home county of Norfolk, wanted someone to talk to Kiki Dee for their November issue. As a joint PR and journalism graduate, Daisy was the ideal interviewer.

She attended one of Kiki’s quieter and more intimate concerts, with collaborator Carmelo Luggeri, at Wingfield Barns, Suffolk and then conducted an interview that ranged through Kiki’s early career to her latest project with Carmelo. Continue reading