02 September 2010

British jewellery brand appoints new PR agency

Goodley PR has been appointed by London-based jewellery brand Miquella. Goodley will handle all PR and media relations. Contact.

Women`s sports magazine welcomes Winter feature recommendations

Louise Hudson editor of Sportsister, the women's sports magazine, is looking to receive suitable information for the November/ December issue features:
  • The best snowsports holidays and favourite ski & snowboard fashion
  • High visibility kit to keep you safe whilst training outside on dark nights and early mornings
  • Christmas gift guide - the best sporty gifts to give and receive
  • Marathon running - a beginners guide

showbiz editor appointed on weekly consumer title

Emma Pryer, previously celeb & news editor at more! magazine, has joined Love it! magazine as showbiz editor. Emma will be working alongside showbiz writer, Rebecca Davison. Contact.

Designer fashion retailer aims to increase online profile

Designer fashion retailer Matches is working with TRACE Publicity. Advising on all online media strategy TRACE will work together with the brand to drive the online menswear profile of www.matchesfashion.com both in the UK and Internationally. Matches' in-house press office will continue to oversee all PR for the brand with RelativeMO aiding with events and special projects. Contact.

Junior fashion editor appointed on weekend supplement

Katie Lester, fashion editor of the Mail on Sunday supplement: You, is now on maternity leave. In her absence, Sinead O'Connell, previously fashion assistant has been promoted to junior fashion editor and will be compiling the Fashion Forward pages. In addition Natalia Bagniewska has joined the team as fashion assistant for the duration of Katie’s maternity cover. Contact.

Fashion PR agency rebrands and relaunches as wedding specialist

London based PR Agency, Catwalk Creations Ltd is delighted to announce that from the 1 September 2010 the agency will be known as Propose PR. Originally based in fashion PR, Catwalk Creations Ltd was formed in 2005 with a focus on up-and-coming fashion designers. In 2007 founder Nicola Russill-Roy made the strategic decision to divert the fashion PR agency into a wedding PR agency - leading to the rebrand & relaunch as Propose PR. Contact.


Added, amended or confirmed:
  • Mina UK event
  • Arcam rCube iPod Hi-fi launch
  • Jameson Cult Film Club: Taxi Driver
  • Vintage Revival Exhibition - Grays will play host to an exhibition exploring the idea of what vintage means in today's society. Looking at niche groups of people, as well as the general public, this exhibition aims to discover what the term 'vintage' has become and what it means to us now.
  • Jade Jagger for Guerlain PA and Shalimar Bottle signing
  • Fashion's Night Out: Camper party
  • Fashion's Night Out: Louis Vuitton party
  • Fashion's Night Out: MARNI party
  • Fashion's Night Out: DKNY JEANS and Purl London pop-up bar
  • Beautiful Crime presents: The pre-release of 'Hendrix: Still Reigning, Still Dreaming' by Fin DAC
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Luxury kitchen brand and Hitlon Worldwide hotel appoint PR agency

Hilton Worldwide has appointed Neville McCarthy Associates to launch its latest Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts hotel in Grade I listed Syon Park, West London, due to open in November 2010. The 12-month PR brief involves off and online media relations, a series of targeted events supporting the launch of the hotel and strategic brand partnerships.

Luxury kitchen appliances brand, Scholt├Ęs has also appointed Neville McCarthy to raise the profile of the brand in the UK ahead of the brand’s official launch into the UK in April 2011. Contact.

Leading consumer lifestyle PR firm announces four staff appointments

Neville McCarthy Associates has announced the arrival of four new members of staff:

Andrew Perera
, joins as Associate Director, Andrew was previously Executive Director of Global Communications at M.A.C Cosmetics. At Neville McCarthy, Andrew will be responsible for overseeing the Diageo Reserve business, plus the Beauty and Fashion divisions. Contact.

Vicky Anderson, joins as Strategic Director, Vicky was previously an Account Director with Porter Novelli where she was responsible for its Global Braun Male Grooming and Household accounts, as well as leading the agency's long held Almond Board of California Pan-EU Consumer business. Vicky will be working alongside Andrew Perera on the Global Coordination of the Diageo Reserve Business. Contact.

Nina Plowman, joins Neville McCarthy as Account Director. Previously at Wild Card, Nina developed creative and strategic PR campaigns across food & drink, design & interiors, travel & luxury sectors. Nina will head up the travel, food, design & interiors side of the business. Contact.

Rosie Nicholls has joined Neville McCarthy Associates as an Account Manager on the travel and luxury lifestyle team working on the launch of London Syon Park, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, The Gleneagles Hotel and Scholt├Ęs amongst others. Rosie was previously at Luchford PR for two years working on the luxury lifestyle team. Contact.