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.

Confessions of a Cannes Lions Jury President

by David Gallagher| June 18, 2013

Over the last week, I have had the remarkable, inspirational and occasionally daunting responsibility of presiding over the jury for the PR competition of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, selecting work from the around the world to award with coveted gold, silver or bronze Lions. It was a blast. Much will be said […]

The Cannes Lions PR Jury Begins the ‘Good PR’ Debate

by David Gallagher| June 14, 2013

I’ve spent much of the past week sequestered with 20 or so others on the Cannes Lions PR jury to determine which of more than 1,200 submissions are worthy of hardware on awards night, and it’s been a lively discussion. As with any jury, opinions vary, and every perspective counts for a vote, so it’s […]