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

Jess Hall

Jess at Peppa Pig World Launch 2011

I studied Public Relations at the University of Lincoln from 2006 to 2009. Throughout the course I was continuously surprised by the diverse range of topics covered and the often intriguing theories that lay behind them. To supplement my degree, I chose to complete a summer of work experience with a PR agency in order to gain some hands on experience, which I thoroughly recommend, as for me this was not only great experience but led to a job offer from that agency once I graduated. Continue reading

Suzi Baker

Suzi has some great advice for getting on in PR down under….

Firstly I would recommend to all grads studying PR or journalism to take advantage of the optional year in industry, I think if it wasn’t for this opportunity getting my career off the ground would have been much harder. When you graduate you already have a solid year of experience which employers look very fondly upon. I spent my gap year at a small boutique agency in London working across travel and fashion clients. Continue reading

Jessica Hodkinson

I have spent two years in digital agencies, specialising in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Social Media and Online PR. I was recently appointed Online/Offline PR and Marketing Executive for e-commerce designer footwear and handbags retailer, Daniel Footwear. I run a PR blog and welcome guest posts from PR, Advertising and Marketing graduates