21 October 2010

National Newspaper seeks competition prize

Mail Life & Mail on Sunday are currently looking for a competition prize to feature in the 9 November Mail Life, the 14 November Mail on Sunday and website Homes & Bargains. They are currently seeking a prize for the minimum value of £1000.00 - previous competitions have included dining sets, beds, sofas, spa breaks and high end home appliances.

  • Contributors would receive the following space:
  • An image and up to 120 words of copy in Mail Life (4.8 million readers) and Mail on Sunday (1.8 million readers).

  • A dedicated page on Homes & Bargains including an image, 100 words of copy and links (over 100,00 UV's a month).

  • 1 x position in our weekly newsletter with over 55,000 subscribers.

  • 1 x survey question of choice for market research / PR.

Please contact michael@bayswatermediagroup.com with any prize offers.

Italian 'sloungewear' brand appoints new PR agency

Three Sixty Communications has been appointed as the newly retained UK PR agency for Italian 'sloungewear' brand, Freddy. Launched in Italy in 1976, Freddy is an established international brand specialising in sport, fashion and dance apparel, complemented by footwear and accessories offerings. Contact

DIARYdates

Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Store PR SS11 press day
  • Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards 2010 - In association with Estée Lauder
  • CH Carolina Herrera press day
  • CEW (UK) Mentoring Event - sponsored by Cosmopolitan
Click here to see DIARYdates.

Freelance journalist seeks products for Christmas gift guide

Amanda Bernstein, freelance journalist, is compiling a Christmas gift guide for stylebible.com. Amanda is seeking glamorous and high end products to feature for both men and women. The guide is due to go live on the first week of December. Contact.

Harmonia launches new men's title

Harmonia the publisher of Irish Tatler, has launched Irish Tatler The Men's Issue, a new quarterly publication for men focusing on style, fashion, grooming, health and fitness, gadgets, travel, celebrity interviews and lifestyle. Editor Alexander Fitzgerald can be contacted for any enquiries. Contact.

New York fashion publicist and celebrity seeding expert

Spire PR has announced that it will be handling all UK representation for Angela Niles, New York’s top fashion publicist and celebrity seeding and events expert. Spire PR will act as the UK arm of Angela’s PR business, working with UK brands to get them seeded and placed into the US media. Angela will be visiting London 3-5 November to meet with key brands to secure placement activity for Christmas 2010. Contact.

New jobs on www.diarydirectory.com

  • Clarins - PR Assistant
  • Brand PR - Junior Account Executive/ Account Executive
  • Beauty In-house - PR Manager
Click here to see Job Lots.

Caprice appoints UK publicists

Beattie Communications has been appointed as the UK publicist for model turned business mogul – Caprice Bourret. Please get in touch for interview, Q&A, photo-shoot and broadcast opportunities with Caprice. Contact.

Photographer and creative agency closes

Following the closure of Victoria Lees Management, there are now new contact details listed in DIARYdirectory for photographers Simon Bremner, Chris Clor, Marco Marezza and Patrick Ryan; make-up artist (and grooming) and hair stylist, Martin Carter; and fashion stylists, Becky Seager and Lisa Nicolaou.

Weekend supplement announces editorial changes

Claudia Croft, deputy editor/head of fashion at The Sunday Times’ Style magazine, is now on maternity leave. Claudia can be reached via features assistant Michael Hennegan.Contact.
General fashion enquiries should be directed to Richard Gray, style online editor, and Gemma Soames, fashion features director. Contact.
Feature enquiries should be directed to Laurel Ives, consultant editor, and Ruby Warrington, features editor. Contact.

Consumer title appoints acting deputy editor

Following the departure of Jenny Vereker, Charlotte Richards has been appointed acting deputy editor at Woman magazine. Contact.

Consumer title appoints deputy editor

Jenny Vereker, previously deputy editor of Woman magazine, has been appointed deputy editor of Best magazine. Jenny will commence her new role on 25 October. Contact.