People Moving 17/11/10 – Press relations

COI director of news and PR Neil Martinson is set to leave the department in January to explore “ventures new”. (Source: PRWeek)

ITV’s director of corporate communications Louise Evans is to leave the broadcaster in the New Year to become director of comms and marketing at the Aegis Group. (Source: PRWeek)

David Ibison, a journalist for more than ten years with the Financial Times, is joining Kreab Gaving Anderson as a partner. (Source: PRWeek)

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has promoted Amanda Callaghan to director of corporate comms. (Source: PRWeek)

Tech and consumer outfit The Reptile Group has appointed former Philips internet manager Mo Elnadi as head of digital. (Source: PRWeek)

Mark Hutchinson is to leave Colman Getty in December to go freelance after 13 years. As an agency director, he has worked on a range of accounts including managing Nigella Lawson’s personal profile since 1998. (Source: BrandRepublic)




“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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