Flack: It's a marathon for Cow; UKTV's chocolate Sherlock; Fishburn on fire watch
If you're out and about at an industry event, make sure you're on your best behaviour, because Flack is watching you...
This is the UKTV comms team salivating over a chocolate sculpture of actor Benedict Cumberbatch. The Easter PR stunt was to launch UKTV’s on-demand drama channel, UKTV Play. The campaign went global, with more than 55 million Twitter impressions and international press coverage.
Cow PR came out in force to support account director Jacquelyn Redpath,who completed the gruelling 26.2 miles of the London Marathon in four hours 20 minutes. She raised £1,800 for Epilepsy Research UK.
Fishburn’s senior consultant Martin Dyan turned into a roving reporter on the day of the Holborn fire last month after the agency was forced to evacuate its offices. Dyan tweeted images and video footage of the fire that were picked up by TV and radio producers. Within one hour he had appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC News and London 94.9. His photos were retweeted and used in The Independent, The Telegraph and Huffington Post.
The Unity team attended a screen-printing masterclass at The Print Club in Dalston last week. This is the work of culture editor Paul Drury, who designed a Tote bag using a quote from his
work on a campaign for the luxury art publisher TASCHEN. The Print Club was so impressed there are negotiations to set up a Unity screenprinting market stall on Leather Lane, close
to the agency’s Hatton Wall home.
This is W’s Sara Roberts at the launch of Salcombe Harbour Hotel’s new yoga retreat in South Devon. W won the PR account this month – the boutique coastal hotel group has five sites with plans to expand across the south coast.
Scroll through the gallery above to see what PR folk have been up to this month.
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