#FridayFive: Five Things You Need As a Fresher

Can we take a moment to realise that my time as a fresher was four years ago. God, I feel old. What I would do to relive that year all over again. It was the craziest, best, up and down, most memorable year of my life. This year’s influx of freshers…

Is Controversial Cosmopolitan Cover Star Tess Holliday Glorifying Obesity or Portraying a …

I’ve long been a Cosmo Girl, with a collection of issues that would rival the shelves of Waterstones and WH Smith. Farrah Storr has been a role model of mine ever since she took over the position of Editor-in-Chief. During my placement year, any time I was on email to…

Instagram #Ad Case Study: Listerine

I wouldn’t call this a new series on the blog, but I wanted to start an Influencer Marketing segment, where I can discuss different Instagram Influencer adverts and what’s good/bad about them, what works and what doesn’t. I still feel the area surrounding Instagram Influencer adverts is very new and…

#IAMWOMEN: The Women I Look Up To

One of my favourite campaigns I worked on in the last few months of my placement was Calvin Klein’s newest fragrance, CALVIN KLEIN WOMEN. I loved the meaning behind it and it was Chief Creative Officer Raf Simon’s debut fragrance for the brand, which made it even more exciting. An…

What’s Next for Me?

Hello. You may or may not have noticed that there have been no posts on the blog over the last few weeks. I decided to take two weeks off as I was in the middle of moving my life from London to Liverpool, settling in, trying to locate all of…

Looking Back at My Year in London

It’s moving out day!! How quick did that come around?! I’m currently on a Virgin train to Liverpool (again) having battled my way through my least favourite station in the world – Euston – with three large suitcases and my mother in tow. All of my belongings were picked up…

Passing the Baton to the Next PR Intern

It’s my first day of unemployment and I don’t really know how to feel. I left our work group-chat this morning and felt a little anxious doing so, thinking of everything I’ll be missing out on. But this day was due to come around, and it came around quicker than…

The Highs and Lows of My Placement Year

Full-time work. Moving to a new city. Living in a house with strangers. Starting a new job. Fear of the unknown. Landing my dream job in PR. Last June before moving to London, I had a lot of things to look forward to, but I also had a lot of…

How to Make the Most of Your Placement Year

Second post of the week. So far, so good. Just three more days to go! For this one I thought I’d write about how to make the most of your placement year, because I definitely tried my best and in result, had the best year of my life. If you’re…

#PlacementYear: In Numbers

Can you believe it? Only four more days left of my placement. Four. More. Days. I can’t believe it. I had planned to post every day this week as a kind of ‘placement special’ but I’ve been super, super busy at work the past few weeks and I may not be able…