Richard Griffiths is Director, Strategic Communications, at Ketchum London. His areas of expertise include leading message development sessions, building and shaping stories for different audiences and preparing executives for interviews with media. A former BBC business reporter, he still heads back to the studio from time to review the newspapers for the BBC. He is a news junkie, keen cyclist and enthusiastic wine drinker.
OK, so many of us in the communications industry already have great relationships with journalists but what I learned this week at the inaugural communications congress #CommsCon18 in London was that as an industry we can still do a lot better. What Journalists Want was the theme of an hour-long panel I chaired focusing on […]
Want a couple of quick tips on effective storytelling and making your company stand out from the crowd? Watch our Director and Head of Strategic Media at Ketchum Pleon London give a 60 second “elevator pitch” on best practice tips and techniques.
BP’s chief executive, Tony Hayward, was back in London at the weekend to face the British media as shocking images of the impact of the oil spill on wildlife continue to dominate the front pages of newspapers. With beaches blighted, fishermen losing their livelihoods and BP rapidly losing its reputation and value, the strategy of […]