07 December 2010

Entertainment news service moves office

Forward entertainment news service London At Large has moved and has a new address and landline. Contact.

New London hair salon appoints PR

Shirley Dunmall PR has been appointed to handle the PR for salon FOUR which has just opened in Conduit Street, London W1. Contact.

New Junior Press Officer appointed at high street fashion retailer

Kerry Burt, previously at Karla Otto, has been appointed as Junior Press Officer at Karen Millen. Contact.

New womensewar trade exhibition launches

FLAX PR has been appointed by Scoop, a new womenswear trade exhibition to be held at the Saatchi Gallery on 13-15 February 2011, to handle its UK launch. Scoop will showcase international fashion designers and emerging talent. Contact.

PR joins health and beauty agency

Lexis PR has appointed Karleen Smith as Client Consultant, working on Boots (No7, 17) and Playtex. Karleen joins Lexis from TIGI UK's in-house press office. Contact.


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  • Late-night with Kirsten Goss - in-store appearance
  • International Jewellery London
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Fashion label takes press office in-house

Fashion label JENA.THEO is now handling PR in-house. Contact

London PR agency begins new initiative to promote diversity in PR

Talk PR has partnered with London-based executive search company Taylor Bennett to address the need for greater diversity in the communications and PR industry. The aim of the initiative is to encourage graduates from ethnic minority communities to pursue a career in PR, and to provide them with the skills and knowledge they require to do so. Although no job is guaranteed at the end of the programme, ongoing careers support is provided. Past alumni of the programme have gone on to secure work experience, contracts and permanent positions at: Brunswick, Cantos, Cision, CNN, Edelman, Financial Dynamics, Ketchum, Macbeth Media Relations, Newham Council, Save The Children, Thames London Gateway, The Observer and The Olympic Legacy Company. Contact.

E-zine appoints social media writer

Joey Abbiss-Stubbs has joined Crane.tv as social media writer. Joey is the best contact for Crane.tv blog contributions and competitions. Contact.