Must-Read Book: 21 letters on Life and Its Challenges by Charles Handy

17.01.20

It’s not very often that non-fiction books reduce me to tears. The much-anticipated new book from Charles Handy managed to do that on more than one occasion.    I first became aware of Handy, as an idealistic 16-year-old. I grew up in a family business and I was curious about how it all worked. To […]

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Ninja PR Tips | Episode 2 | Personalise the Perfect Pitch

16.01.20

  Welcome to Ninja PR Tips from MediaHQ. In each video we will share with you the easiest and fastest ways to get those tricky PR jobs done. Our job is to take the grunt work out of PR and help you make the news.  The second episode on our weekly series Ninja PR Tips from […]

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Media In Focus: Gal-dem

16.01.20

  What is it in a sentence? Gal-dem is an award-winning online and print publication for women and non-binary people of colour aiming to take control of the way that they are portrayed in the media.   How will this benefit me as a PR PRO? Gal-dem has the aim to shape debates and discussions […]

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Journalist You Need To Know: Sophie Curtis

15.01.20

What’s her beat? Sophie is the Mail Online’s new Science and Technology Editor. She used to hold the position with The Daily Mirror. Sophie covers all things tech by reviewing new products, and by telling us how big a role technology has played in world history. Describe her in a sentence  A tenacious journalist who […]

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Must-Listen Podcast Episode: PR moment: Inside the Pitch Process

14.01.20

Must-Listen Podcast Episode: PRmoment: Inside the Pitch Process   What is the podcast? PRmoment’s ‘Inside the pitch process’ takes a look at the process of pitching to and winning clients through an interview with Lenovo’s Executive Director, Charlotte West, and 3 Monkey Zeno’s Business Development Director, Rebecca Wagstaffe. Why should you listen to this episode? […]

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Must-Read Book: Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky

13.01.20

Have you ever been in a desert? A real desert.  As a child, I was obsessed with Star Wars. I have vivid memories of re-enacting scenes from the Return of the Jedi at lunchtime in St Grellans National School. I always wanted to be Han Solo – he was the cool one. I collected the […]

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Must-Read Book: Grouped by Paul Adams

10.01.20

It’s not very often that you fall for the aesthetic of book before you’ve read a word of it, but Grouped by Paul Adams was one of those books.  In 2010, the grip of social media was beginning to take hold on communications in Ireland. I had just started a training business focused on developing […]

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MediaHQ Ninja PR Tips – Episode 1 Building A Media List

09.01.20

Episode 1 – Building A Media List Become a PR Ninja in 30 seconds with this short video series. This episode looks inside MediaHQ’s powerful PR software & shows you how to create a Media List. Ninja PR Tips is here – in 30 seconds We’re very excited at MediaHQ and have some great news […]

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PR Tactic in Focus: The Sunday for Monday

09.01.20

What is it? It’s when you release a story on Sunday because it’s quiet in order to get more coverage on a Monday.  Why should you use it? Primarily to get more media coverage. The news cycle may be 24/7, but there are still quiet times in the week. Every Monday morning there are millions […]

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