The architect of The Guardian's PR function, Camilla Nicholls, will
leave at the end of June, after 12 years at the company.
Nicholls is leaving her post as head of press, PR and corporate affairs
at Guardian Newspapers to pursue a string of freelance
She revolutionised the company's PR function, setting up one of Fleet
Street's first in-house PR departments for the newspaper before
expanding it to take in The Observer and GuardianUnlimited.
Nicholls developed a sponsorship and events programme including the
group's relationship with the Tate Galleries, sponsorship of the
Glastonbury festival, and The Guardian First Book and Student Media
PR manager Julie Turner, Nicholls' deputy, said no decision on a
replacement had yet been made. Nicholls manages a team of 11 covering
PR, events and sponsorship.