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News: PRCA and Releasd ignite new partnership for 2022

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has partnered with Releasd to give PRCA members exclusive discounted access to a platform that showcases the value and scope of all PR activity.    Releasd enables PR professionals to create highly visual…

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News: Directors with youth culture and digitalisation expertise appointed to PRII council

THE PRII national council has appointed Joan Mulvihill (pictured), digitalisation lead for Siemens in Ireland, and Laura Wall, group account director, public relations and advocacy, THINKHOUSE. They join Padraig McKeon (president); David Geary (vice president and treasurer); Jason Kiernan, (company…

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News: PRCA and ICCO launch Ukraine Communications Support Network

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) and the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) have announced a new initiative designed to coordinate volunteer communications activity for the people of Ukraine. The Ukraine Communications Support Network (UCSN) is co-chaired by Ukrainian…

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News: PRCA announces IBE director Dr Ian Peters MBE as new Ethics Council member

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) recently announced the addition of Dr Ian Peters MBE (pictured) – director of the U.K.-based Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) – as a new member of the global PRCA Ethics Council.  Dr Peters…

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News: Strategic value of PR to organisations captured in new CIPR guide

A new guide from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) showcases the strategic value of public relations to organisations.   The ‘Communicating in a Crisis’ guide features 21 award-winning case studies on how organisations used their PR teams to navigate…

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News: Rob Colmer and Claire Williamson to lead 2022 PRCA PR and Communications Council

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has announced that Rob Colmer (chair) and Claire Williamson (vice chair) will lead the PR and Communications Council in 2022. Colmer (pictured) becomes chair after serving as vice chair last year, while Williamson’s…

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News: Study launched to explore what’s next in digital PR

THE ninth annual 2022 Digital PR Report examining the growth of digital PR and communications across all sectors was launched today by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA).  The study – carried out by 3Gem – will provide a…

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News: PRCA Race and Ethnicity Equity Board appoints Emmanuel Ofosu-Appiah as vice chair

EMMANUEL Ofosu-Appiah (pictured) has today been appointed vice chair of the PRCA’s Race and Ethnicity Equity Board (REEB). Ofosu-Appiah joined REEB in January 2021 and currently leads the ethnic men in PR and social mobility work stream. He is a…

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News: Average UK PR Agency spends £11K on pitching every year

THE average UK PR agency does 27 new business pitches every year, clocking up 1,674 hours, and £11,000 in costs, a new study of senior agency professionals has found. The figure covers everything from tender identification, kick off brainstorms, strategy…

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News: Milk & Honey North America CEO joins PRCA Global Advisory Board

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has appointed Paul Cohen (pictured), partner, CEO, Milk & Honey PR North America, to its Global Advisory Board. A trusted communications advisor to executives and teams across three continents, Cohen has represented multinational…

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News: Winners of PRCA MENA digital awards 2021 announced

THE PRCA MENA Digital Awards took place this week to celebrate the best in digital PR and communications across The Middle East and North Africa. The annual ceremony (in its third year) was held at the Cheeky Camel, Bonnington Hotel,…

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News: Two-thirds of UK businesses planning to recruit or hire PR

TWO-THIRDS of UK business leaders are planning to recruit public relations staff or hire agencies for public relations support in the next three months, according to new research from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). The ‘CIPR Business Leaders…

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