Tag: Press Association

TNR’s Bridgid Nzekwu named ‘Outstanding Woman in Professional Services’

Bridgid Nzekwu, Director of Media Training at TNR, PA Group’s specialist communications consultancy, was named Outstanding Woman in Professional Services at the 2018 PRECIOUS Awards on 27 September. Established in 2007, the PRECIOUS Awards celebrate the professional achievements of women of colour in the UK. In addition to a 20-year career in broadcast journalism which saw Bridgid appointed the country’s first female mixed-race

Will Oxfam survive its #MeToo crisis?

As the shockwaves of Oxfam’s sexual misconduct scandal continue to reverberate painfully throughout the NGO sector and beyond, the charity’s very survival is in doubt.  This horrifying story is a brutal wake-up call.  Even an organisation built on more than seven decades of inspiring, selfless work by employees, volunteers and supporters can see its reputation quickly trashed when its response

Steering stories – what we can learn from Formula One

Formula One has played a PR blinder by skilfully steering the story preoccupying critics and fans alike.  In the wake of coverage of the notorious Presidents Club, attention has inevitably turned to other industries, as journalists develop the story.  Liberty Media, which owns the rights to Formula One, has handled the situation with aplomb, recognising that many view ‘grid girls’