Blogs & Interviews

Insightful content for communications and digital experts
Louisa Fyans on running BBC's comms for the London Olympics

Louisa Fyans on running BBC's comms for the London Olympics

Louisa Fyans, director of communications at the FA (Football Association), shares with us her take on the key skills of communication.
Hazel Melnick on last-minute requests

Hazel Melnick on last-minute requests

Hazel Melnick, deputy director of communications and engagement at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, shares with us her take on challenges she faces in comms.
Oli Adams on naturally showing genuine interest in people

Oli Adams on naturally showing genuine interest in people

Oli Adams, Director of Communications, Admissions & Development at Brentwood School and Chair of the Association of Admissions, Marketing & Communications in Independent Schools, joins us to chat about what being a "people person" really means.
James Sutton on dialogue with your audience

James Sutton on dialogue with your audience

James Sutton, director of Strategic Partnerships, Campaigns & Communications at Raleigh International, joins us to chat about the modern audience's ability to give feedback.
Camilla Mankabady on the never-ending job of comms

Camilla Mankabady on the never-ending job of comms

Camilla Mankabady, Director Of Communications at Liverpool City Council, joins us to chat about how and why she ended up in comms.
Kath Davies on internal communications

Kath Davies on internal communications

Kath Davies, Senior Director, Internal Communications at Thomson Reuters, shares with us her journey into comms and her three key skills for communications success.
Sabrina Nicholson on listening and observing

Sabrina Nicholson on listening and observing

Sabrina Nicholson, marketing and communications executive at BMS Group, joins us to chat about the shifting reputation of communications.
Louise Banks on misunderstandings about comms

Louise Banks on misunderstandings about comms

Louise Banks, head of communications and engagement at Mid and South Essex Health Partnership, shares with us how she saw external teams start to appreciate comms functions in new ways at the start of the pandemic.
Saskia Konynenburg on behavioural insights and reactive comms

Saskia Konynenburg on behavioural insights and reactive comms

Saskia Konynenburg, head of external communications and consultation at Bristol City Council, joins us to chat about the importance of reacting to audience behavior and analytic insights.
Nick Chowdrey on getting people up to speed on digital

Nick Chowdrey on getting people up to speed on digital

Nick Chowdrey, digital engagement manager at WaterAid, joins us to chat about his journey from early IT explorations to communications.