The Romans’ Olivia Butcher and Josie Dougoud win UK Young Lions PR Competition 2019

The PRCA is pleased to announce that The Romans’ team of Olivia Butcher MPRCA and Josie Dougoud MPRCA have won the UK Young Lions PR Competition 2019, sponsored by ICCO, with their ‘Mr Muscular Dystrophy’ campaign. The team will go on to represent the UK at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. This year’s UK competition saw 50 entries from teams of two under the age of 30, all responding to a brief from Muscular Dystrophy UK, which performed as the ‘client’. Each team then had 24 hours to create a creative and effective campaign. PRCA also awarded silver…

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Save the Children Celebrates 100 Years of Progress for Children

Save the Children, the first global movement for children, is commemorating its 100th anniversary over the course of 2019. The organization’s mission continues to be doing whatever it takes for the most vulnerable children in the United States and around the world.   A century ago a young English woman, Eglantyne Jebb, launched a pioneering campaign to save suffering children across war-torn Europe. She was visionary in her belief that children have individual rights and dedicated her life to holding the world accountable to ensuring children’s rights are realized. In…

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PRCA presents 19 PR and communications predictions for 2019

The PRCA recently reached out to several industry leaders, asking for their top PR and communications predictions for 2019. The responses we received were phenomenal, and the entire #PRedictions series can be read here. We’ve gathered together the top takeaways from those responses, and present you with the PRCA’s 19 PRedictions for 2019. This list of recommendations will be debated at the PRCA’s half day conference, 2019: The Year of…, which takes place on the morning of 17th January in London. 1. It’s a freelancers’ world: With over two million…

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Cannes Lions launches 2019 festival

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has officially launched the 2019 Festival, opening for delegate registration and announcing details around next year’s event. Two new Lions will be added to the awards line-up in 2019. The Creative Strategy Lion will sit within the Reach Track and will celebrate the idea behind the idea, how strategic planning can redefine a brand, reinvent its business, and influence consumers or wider culture. Elsewhere, complementing the Entertainment Track, the Entertainment Lion for Sport will celebrate creativity that leverages the galvanising power of sports…

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Two new Lions in 2019 reflect “a shifting industry landscape”

Two new Lions will be added to the Cannes Lions awards line-up in 2019. The Creative Strategy Lions will sit within the Reach Track and will celebrate the idea behind the idea, how strategic planning can redefine a brand, reinvent its business, and influence consumers or wider culture. Elsewhere, complementing the Entertainment Track, the Entertainment Lion for Sport will celebrate creativity that leverages the galvanising power of sports and eSports for brands. Simon Cook, VP Creative Excellence, Cannes Lions said: “Both of these Lions represent a shifting industry landscape and now…

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