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Broadcast State Of Mind

In recent years the media industry has been battling a pretty brutal man-cold. Not the kind that knocks you for six and stops you performing your A-Game, the kind that just niggles and annoys you towards the edge of sanity. Since my first media placement in the newsroom of UTV Live in Belfast; UKIP have… Read more »

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The sunsets are getting earlier, the morning’s darker and Parliament has returned from summer break! It’s been an interesting few months, offices half deserted as everyone tag teams jaunts abroad, while David Cameron has been knocking back enough white wine spritzers to cuddle up with a Corbynista. But judging by some of the news stories we’ve… Read more »

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A year ago, I started at ON Broadcast. A fresh off the boat jobless Australian journalist, turning the tables and testing the waters of PR in a brand new country and a brand new media environment. So, 12 months on what have I learnt?   PR IS WAY HARDER THAN JOURNALISM I’ll admit, as a… Read more »

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SWITCHING ON TO ON BROADCAST

As a former tabloid newspaper and BBC investigative journalist, I entered the world of PR two years ago. After working in politics, for myself and for an agency I arrived at ON nearly a month ago to cover paternity leave. So while the father is left holding the baby I’m the one who feels like… Read more »

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Phil joined ON as Senior Consultant last month (27th October) having spent 13 years working at the BBC, most recently as a producer working on The One O’Clock News, The Victoria Derbyshire Show and the News Channel.  His role will see him support the agency’s clients across storytelling and national broadcast coverage. Phil said: “Story… Read more »

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Shifting from journalism to PR is a huge jump. I’ve spent more than a decade answering annoying calls with “Can you stick that in an email please? Oh, you have already… yeah, I’ll get back to you.”  But after 13 years with nationals at the BBC, I can give you a few tips for getting… Read more »