Pearson subsidiary Pearson New Entertainment is recruiting staff for an
in-house PR department and turning its back on external agencies.
A number of PR agencies, such as Beer Davies Publicity, Larkspur and
Consolidated Communications have been used on an ad hoc basis in the
past by PNE, which was set up in 1994. PNE comprises Future Publishing,
PNE Video and PNE CD-ROM.
The department will be headed by Liz Ramsay, who joined Pearson in
January 1995 from Sega to run Future Publishing’s PR and corporate PR
Ramsay said she is currently looking for an experienced video public
relations person to oversee PNE Video which produces around 50 titles a
year in the areas of sport, comedy and music.