A number of Engine-owned agencies have joined forces with energy provider E.ON and virtual band Gorillaz to launch a solar-powered music video and studio space.
Seeing Gary Lineker jovially greeting images of Josef Fritzl, Jimmy Savile and Fred West was probably enough to make Walkers’ social media team pepper their computer screens with hastily-ejected remnants of Mediterranean Lightly Salted 100 per cent Olive Oil potato chips.
Publicis Groupe has formed a combined team of people from Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, Publicis Worldwide, Publicis Media, and MSL following its win of the consolidated Procter & Gamble UK media account.
A former board director at media owner Trinity Mirror has launched Glasgow-based PR and comms firm Hollicom, with his former employer on its client roster.
In Flack this week: Labour donation question, AVE debate keeps rolling, another Walkers blunder, and which PR agency has issued a floral threat to cyclists (sort of)?
A social campaign by Walkers Crisps asking fans to submit selfies which are then inserted into a video with ambassador Gary Lineker has gone awry, with several Twitter users sending in photos of notorious criminals.
Mark Walsh, formerly a regional director at Citizen Relations, has been appointed consumer director at Ketchum London.
Freud Communications has appointed former Sun journalist Ben Jackson as associate director, the first of a number of new ‘high profile’ hires at the agency.
Hills Balfour has unseated five-year incumbent Black Diamond to win the UK travel marketing and PR contract for Brand USA – but the tourism body faces elimination by the President Trump.
The UK’s largest charities spend, on average, more than £700,000 on comms per year – on top of the salaries earned by their increasingly large teams.