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My hiatus from broadcast PR to immerse myself into the world of motherhood, lasted all of 6 very hard but joyous years. Whilst I was immersed in my role as Household CEO, my skillset immeasurably expanded as I mastered a PhD in Patience, successfully negotiated the art of tantrum and meltdowns. I also gained the… Read more »

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THE TAIL OF LITTLE MISS BEAN

When you work in a fast-paced industry like broadcast PR, working on so many stories means it can be tough to remember what you worked on last week.   However, from time-to-time you work on stories that really do pull on your heart strings and make a lasting impression. I’ve worked on dozens of pet… Read more »

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100 days until Christmas… let the sleigh of lazy stories begin   “Family arguments peak at Christmas”; “Prepping Christmas dinner is stressful”; “Office party etiquette guide”… Every PR strutting their stuff in the consumer field of the industry will have had some sort of involvement in these types of stories. And what’s wrong with a… Read more »

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New RAJAR figures published this month show the winners and losers in Q2’s annual summary SPEECH IS KING There are two new big hitters on the block in the world of speech content, and new results from established stations and shows prove that UK radio is still one of the best platforms for delivering key… 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 »

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How often do you have a good chat? I think the way chatting makes you feel is why radio is such a therapeutic thing. Don’t think so, hear me out:   I find comfort in talking to people and people engaging with me. I love having a really good chin wag with a pal, it… Read more »

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You may have seen a blog in the “PR Peep Show” section of the Guardian’s Media Network about “radio PR days”. Here’s what I think. First, sorry for coming to the party so late. Give me a second to set my stall: My background is in what the industry calls “Broadcast PR” – I run an… Read more »

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We polled people across the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain to work out Europe’s media consumption habits.  Here’s a snapshot of the results but to request the full report, email hello@on-broadcast.com. Britons are likely to (a) be morning news junkies and (b) tune in for a TV news round-up  Households across Britain and Spain… Read more »

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Why There’s A PR in PRoducer

When I decided to move from Oxford to the Big Smoke back in 2010, I left my wonderful job at Jack FM Oxfordshire in search of pastures new. Jack was a fantastic learning curve for me; every day involved a variety of hats to wear and plates to spin – including news reading, presenting, reporting… Read more »

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Blog #1

Welcome to ON’s first blog on our new website… we hope you like. Over the coming weeks we promise to feed you with invaluable industry information, occasional outspoken opinion and end-of-the working-week entertainment. First up however, none of the above… ON celebrated its 3rd birthday this year and moved into its 3rd home. From humble… Read more »