Milk & Honey PR expands to the US

Milk & Honey PR US team group photo posing

Milk & Honey PR has expanded to North America, opening an office in New York City, which will be led by Paul Cohen, who joins as partner and CEO North America. This marks the agency’s second international market expansion, after its 2019 launch in APAC, opening an office in Sydney headed by Caroline Addy. Paul brings […]

Milk & Honey bolsters all female board with Fiona Gildea

Photo from PRCA national awards

Fiona Gildea joins in September as the agency’s first UK partner, alongside three specialist and consultant hires to support Milk & Honey’s rapid international growth Milk & Honey PR continues to grow at speed. Since lockdown the agency has hired five new starters including two UK board directors and is now a team of 27 […]

World Press Freedom Day: A reflection on media freedoms

World Press Freedom Day is an opportunity to recognise media across the world that are silenced by states. It is also a great reminder for those of us living in countries with press protections that we must continue to fight to maintain those liberties. In the last decade, over 554 journalists have been killed globally […]

Tackling the glass ceiling in PR

Tackling the glass ceiling in PR  Ten years on since the passing of the revised Equality Act of 2010, gender disparity in the workplace is still an unfortunate reality. This effect is very evident in PR, an industry that despite being heavily populated by women – two-thirds (64%) of the overall workforce is female – is still dominated at board level by men.   In a sector that prides itself on its progressivism, this is a troubling indictment: proof of the existence of an outdated glass ceiling that for too long has limited the potential of women both past and present.    This is […]

Adam Toms joins Milk & Honey as Head of Content

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Milk & Honey bolsters its content capabilities – adding deep cross-sector experience with new writer and editor, Adam Toms. Now in its fourth year of business, Milk & Honey PR  starts 2020 by deepening its writing bench with the recruitment of new Head of Content, Adam Toms. Toms joins Milk & Honey as it continues […]

Just a small town boy…

The prospect of relocating for a new job can be exciting and daunting. You’ll be raring to go, but you’ll also find yourself asking countless questions: what will the area be like? How are the people there? Will I enjoy the work? Not forgetting: Can I get a decent curry…?  Naturally, I asked myself all these things as I made the decision to leave my northern homeland and fly to the hive for a new start in the […]

Milk & Honey PR is continuing its impressive growth

Milk & Honey adds Laura Reijnders-Dorr to Board Milk & Honey PR is continuing its impressive growth by expanding the board, adding EY’s Laura Reijnders-Dorr as financial controller. Now 24 months old, the business boasts a team of 12 in London and is forecasting fees of one million pounds this year.  Reijnders-Dorr will be joining managing partner Kirsty Leighton and associate partner Jo Cresswell on the board. Her remit is to work with the client […]

How to progress in a junior PR role

Do you feel like you’re not progressing in your role? Are you given the opportunity to grow? Are you trusted to lead on projects? These are questions we all ask, whatever stage of our career. If you’re at the beginning of your public relations career, this is a time of growth and soaking up all […]

How to bridge into the UK PR scene as an expat

Moving abroad is both an exhilarating and brave to thing to do. Especially when you are still at the beginning of your career. September marks six months since packing my bags and moving from Toronto to London. Back in June, when I was first applying for jobs, I was stuck in a bit of a […]