Amit Jain

Editor, PRWeek Asia

Amit Jain is the Editor of PRWeek Asia

Recent Articles by Amit Jain
  • Unilever makes students expert comms pros in One Amazing Week

    How does one uncover great talent and win PR brownies at the same time? Take a bunch of young energetic marketing students and turn them into world-class communicators in a week. That is exactly what Unilever did in Thailand

  • Sato: I was not afraid to take risks

    Kumi Sato is the President and CEO of Cosmo, one of Japan's largest independent public affairs and strategic communications firms. She took over the reins of the struggling family firm when only 27 and transformed it into one of the country's most respected PR firms.

  • Taiwan moves to protect food safety reputation

    The swift indictment of Ting Hsin International boss and the resignation of the health minister signal the government's determination to improve food safety standards and protect reputation

  • GHC Asia partners with Japan's OZMA

    Hong Kong based communications agency GHC Asia has entered into a strategic partnership with Japan's oldest PR firm OZMA. The alliance follows a 60 percent acquisition of GHC Asia by the Hakuhodo Group, to which OZMA is affiliated

  • Edelman China CEO Steven Cao released from custody

    The head of Daniel J. Edelman China Group who had been held by authorities since July has returned to his family

  • Golin to acquire Magic Group in China

    Golin is on the verge of acquiring the Beijing- based PR firm. The formal announcement, which is expected early next year (2015) flag-posts the IPG agency firmly in the region. CEO Fred Cook is banking on growth and tells PRWeek he would like to see Asia account for at least a third of the firm's revenue

  • Globalisation of Asian firms in the next big thing for PR: Pickard

    As Asian firms go global they will need help communicating their message more effectively says Bob Pickard, a veteran PR pro who worked in the region for more than a decade

  • Global PR Pros gather in New Delhi for the ICCO Global Summit

    Over 150 communications and PR pros from all around the world have gathered in New Delhi to attend the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) Global Summit in New Delhi

  • Asia's most extraordinary communicator

    On his 145th birth anniversary PRWeek pays tribute to a frail old man who knew how to communicate his message exceptionally well

  • India is defining global best practice: Gallagher

    As the countdown for the 2014 International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) Global Summit begins ICCO President David Gallagher tells PRWeek he believes India is a trail blazer when it comes to defining best practices in PR

  • Collaboration between PR and advertising is a win-win: Shima

    Creative director Koichiro Shima of Hakuhodo Kettle was hunkered down for two full days flat last week evaluating 247 PR awards entries at the Spikes Asia festival of creativity in Singapore. He told PRWeek the secret behind the exceptional performance of the Japanese entries this year is the tradition of close collaboration between PR and advertising

  • And the Spikes Asia PR Grand Prix goes to...

    An innovative use of real-time printing technology at the Tokyo Marathon earns Dole Japan $1.1m in earned media publicity. Here is why Dentsu Y&R won the 2014 Spikes Asia Grand Prix

  • Japan impresses, SE Asia disappoints PR jury at Spikes

    Japanese PR work has come out as a refreshing new force to reckon with at Spikes Asia. Judges impressed by its creativity and design

  • PRWeek Asia Power List 2014

    Meet the 50 most influential people in PR and communications in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Big Data: planning trumps measurement

    A global study commissioned by PR firm Hotwire says marketers are using data more for planning than measurement

  • Joseph is no longer partner at KGA

    Robyn Joseph who was until recently a partner at Kreab Gavin Anderson (KGA) will soon be out looking for new opportunity. She stepped down from her formal role last month to take on an honorary position as senior advisor in the interim

  • H+K Strategies marks 30 years in China

    Hill+Knowlton Strategies has come a long way since it orchestrated a photo opportunity for IBM in front of the famous Mao portrait at Tiananmen square

  • Taiwan food safety reputation in crisis

    Authorities in Taiwan fine oil supplier $1.67m for selling "gutter oil" in a major scandal that has damaged island's reputation as an Asian food paradise

  • PR and media under fire in China, extortion racket busted

    The PR industry in China is under pressure to clean up after police arrested two agency heads and eight journalists on charges of extortion in Shanghai. They include the CEOs of Shanghai-based PR firm Roya Investment Services and Shenzhen-based Nukirin

  • Ogilvy to do PR for the "Summer Davos" in China

    If you are an avid China observer and are planning to follow the World Economic Forum's meeting in Tianjin next week then the chances are that most of those tweets will receive will come from a young team of reporters from Ogilvy PR