People Moving 23/02/11 – Press Relations

All the movements in the press relations industry in the past week.

BBC business journalist Nils Blythe has left the broadcaster to head comms at the Bank of England. (Source: PR Week)

The London College of Communication, part of the University of the Arts London, has appointed Gillian Radcliffe as head of comms. She joins from her role as associate consultant with The Central Office of Information. (Source: PR Week)

Resonate, part of the Bell Pottinger Group, has appointed Will Scougal as creative director. He joins from Mischief, where he was head of digital and creative director. (Source: PR Week)

The British Lung Foundation has hired Mirander Watson from Which? as its new director of comms. (Source: PR Week)

Ketchum Pleon has promoted partner and deputy chief executive officer Avril Lee to CEO. (Source: PR Week)

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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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