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Posts: David Gallagher

As a Senior Partner, CEO of Ketchum’s European operations and Chairman of the London office, David Gallagher brings more than 20 years of public relations experience, both as a client and as a senior agency adviser, to some of the world’s leading brands and companies. Interested in PR, politics, Texas Longhorns and life with two labradoodles. Follow him on Twitter @TBoneGallagher.

PR: Creating And Sharing Ideas The Public Can’t Live Without

by David Gallagher| November 20, 2014

One of the biggest challenges of working in PR is explaining to your parents exactly what it is you do and, in my case, why. The usual definitions fall short, and PR people themselves can rarely agree. Get ten of us in a room and ask what we do, and you’ll get 20 different answers. […]

Metaphor Update: Client Directors As DJs?

by David Gallagher| November 10, 2014

Communicators are fond of metaphors, especially musical metaphors that appeal to our artistic and cultural aspirations. And for PR people of a certain age (those who have actually used a fax machine, for example), the musical metaphor of choice for multitasking client directors has been the orchestra conductor. Elegant, masterful and in supreme control of […]