In brief: Multitude promotes YouTube's Janoskians, Tess Mion to join Rain, Threepipe, CFA Marketing

Multitude Media handles The Janoskians; Tess Mion to join Rain as campaign director; Standard Chartered picks Threepipe for girls' skills campaign and more from PRWeek UK.

The Janoskians' move from the laptop screen to the big screen is being aided by Multitude Media
The Janoskians' move from the laptop screen to the big screen is being aided by Multitude Media

Multitude Media handles The Janoskians, Naked Choir and SuperBob

Multitude Media has been hired by US production company AwesomenessTV to handle UK PR for today’s release of the mockumentary Janoskians: Untold and Untrue. It is tasked with capitalising on the popularity and 200 million-strong YouTube following of the Australian comedy group The Janoskians.

This follows two separate wins last month for Multitude Media: it will handle the PR for Gareth Malone-fronted BBC2 series The Naked Choir for Twenty Twenty Television, and for the release of Jon Drever’s debut feature, SuperBob. Both were won following competitive pitches.

Tess Mion to join Rain as campaign director

Tess Mion joins Rain Communications on 1 September as the campaign director in the retail and destination division. She has 12 years' PR experience in the UK and Australia and most recently worked as a freelancer. She will work with clients including Oxford Street and motoring forum and magazine Piston Heads, a sister title of PRWeek.

Standard Chartered picks Threepipe for skills campaign

Standard Chartered has appointed Threepipe following a competitive pitch to support a community project called ‘Goal’, which aims to equip adolescent girls with the skills to be the economic leaders of the future. The campaign will run indefinitely, and uses content from the bank's sponsorship of Liverpool Ladies Football Club.

CFA Marketing wins PR account for Ecobuild show

CFA Marketing will run the PR for Ecobuild, which it says is the UK’s largest building industry show with 40,000 professionals expected to attend the three-day London event in March 2016. The appointment began this month and runs to April. CFA was awarded the contract on the back of delivering a project to rebrand the show.

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