I have just finished chairing the PR Jury at the 2014 Spikes Asia awards in Singapore and I can reveal that… Japan is the new Australia! Well, it is in terms of creative entries and breakthrough campaigns. Work from Japan ...Read More


Last week I was a judge at the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Awards, a sort of AP Cannes I guess, and I was in equal parts encouraged and dismayed for the PR industry. The good news is that regularly in the two-day ...Read More

Harris Diamond

Pictured: Harris Diamond, CEO McCann-Erickson.  Richard Edelman will make a speech in Melbourne next week at the World PR Forum in which he will say it is PR’s time to lead and he will support this with his usual eclectic analysis of ...Read More

Michelle Hutton

In this sixty second view, CEO of Edelman Australia Michelle Hutton gives her thoughts on content in the Australian marketplace. She explains how video and storytelling are exactly what marketers are looking for from all of their communications partners, and ...Read More


A couple weeks ago we were asked to comment on the shift in business dynamics in China and what it means for the PR industry. Here's what we had to say:   What are the differences between doing business in Beijing and, ...Read More

It's been a while since I have published our global league table of PR agencies. I did in the early days, because no-one else would and I believed that it was important that clients understood an agency's scale in ...Read More

Last week I was lucky enough to be a jury member on the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Awards (AME). 'Lucky' and 'judge' on an award scheme are not usually two words I combine. Often these things are huge 'time ...Read More