Do I Really Need a Degree in PR?

A popular debate and highly opinionated discussion lies around the topic of whether we need a degree in Public Relations in order to be successful in the industry. After a few weeks of carrying out my #GirlBossMonday interviews, it became clear that some of the CEOs and founders of these PR…

#GirlBossMonday with Lorinda Voges

It’s that time of the week again: #GirlBossMonday! Following on with our globe trotting theme, this week’s #GirlBossMonday is with self made PR gal Lorinda Voges, founder of 4Elements Media in Cape Town, South Africa. Lorinda had no formal education in PR yet founded her own PR Agency which she has been running for six years.…

The Town I Loved So Well

This week’s post is a personal one. I’m going to tell you about the town I come from, the people in it, the reputation it has, but overall; how great it is. Over the past week, my town was rocked by two young deaths of two local boys. Two separate accidental…

#GirlBossMonday with Deirdre Breakenridge

It’s that time of the week again: #GirlBossMonday! For this week’s Girl Boss, we are taking a trip to the USA. We are only three weeks in with this blog series, and have covered quite some mileage already! Deirdre Breakenridge, CEO of Pure Performance Communications tells us all about her rise to success in the PR industry, the…

#GirlBossMonday with Martina Quinn

It’s that time of the week again: #GirlBossMonday! What a historical weekend it has been. On Friday we watched as Donald Trump was inaugurated into the White House as the new President of the United States and on Saturday we watched as millions of women united and took to the streets…

Who Can We Trust?

The 17th edition of the Edelman Trust Barometer was released at the beginning of this week, showing a major decline across all four institutions. The four institutions included the government, media, business and NGOs. The institutions and declines can be seen in the image below.   What is the trust…

Donald Trump: A PR Genius

It’s just nine short days until the dreaded inauguration of President Elect, Donald Trump. Love him or loathe him, – I’m hoping you all fall into the latter – we can’t ignore that Donald was a master of his own PR. Trump constantly dominated the media which seemed to be…

2017, I’m Ready For You

It may be the second day of January 2017 but does anyone really start their New Year Resolutions on a Sunday? 2016 is well and truly OVER. If there was anything to sum up 2016 it would be Mariah Carey’s New Year’s Eve performance which was just the cherry on top of…

Oooh We’re Halfway There!

My second year is halfway over… where did that time go?? Assignments are handed in and exams have been sat. Someone hand me a glass of mulled wine and a twig of mistletoe as it’s almost time for Christmas!! What a first semester it’s been. If I compare this semester to…

My PR Placement Assessment Day in London

As part of my Business with Public Relations course at Liverpool John Moores University, I have the option to take a sandwich year before progressing to my final year. When I was looking for a university course, it was vital that the courses I was applying for had this option.…