Meet the Ne(w)at team!

Meet the Ne(w)at team!

We are very excited to introduce you to the newest members of the Neat PR team!

Keep reading for some fun facts about Michelle, Emma and Rhiannon…

Drum roll please…

Introducing Michelle!

  • Before joining Neat PR, Michelle spent 10 years working for the banking industry where she helped communicate the launch of major new payment systems – like mobile banking and contactless
  • Michelle also worked as a Senior Communications Manager at NSPCC, helping parents to keep their kids safe online

Some of Michelle’s most memorable PR moments include:

  • Watching the BBC update their rolling credits when they received her team’s press release about whether cheques would be discontinued
  • Being a broadcast spokesperson for the banking industry on TV, on Sky News and BBC News
  • Launching the NSPCC’s Net Aware app, made for parents to better understand what kids do online and how they can help keep them safe

Michelle studied French and International Studies at the University of Birmingham

  • Michelle has lived in Paris and Lyon! (Bonjour!)

What Michelle loves about Neat PR:

  • The high energy of the team
  • The amazing range of clients
  • The endless communications opportunities

Michelle’s hobbies include:

  • Swimming and relaxing with friends 
  • Spending time with her three little girls and husband

Michelle’s top tip for working in PR: always be helpful, pleasant and truthful!

 

 

Introducing Emma!

  • Emma studied History at the University of Nottingham
  • She completed a Market Research Internship in Shanghai just before joining Neat PR, where she gained an insight into the China market and different consumer needs in China

Emma’s most memorable experiences in China:

  • Climbing and camping on the unrestored section of the Great Wall
  • Working in a new and exciting work environment and interacting with new people

Why Emma wants to work in PR:

  • She completed a number of different work placements in Marketing and PR where she learnt about the importance of reputation management, social media and sound communication
  • She was excited about the opportunity to use the skills that she gained in her degree and transfer them to the PR world, including research, writing and communication skills
  • Emma loves being creative and using her wit and imagination to write alerts and press releases

What Emma loves about Neat PR:

  • There is nothing quite like the team collaboration – everyone is fun, friendly and helpful
  • Working with amazing journalists, influencers and products
  • No one day is the same!

Emma’s hobbies include:

  • Learning to speak Spanish
  • Exploring the world
  • Going to the theatre

Emma’s top tip for starting out in PR: gain experience to see if it suits you!

 

 

Introducing Rhiannon!

  • Rhiannon studied Psychology at the University of Leeds

So why PR?

  • She loves learning about people and the way they behave
  • She completed an internship in fashion PR before joining Neat PR and loved it! She is now ready to enter the world of retail PR

Some of Rhiannon’s most memorable PR moments include:

  • Assisting on a Spring/ Summer shoot and writing copy for items on the website
  • Another memorable moment was helping organise a Halloween event which involved many A list celebrities and press

What Rhiannon loves about Neat PR:

  • The people and the community
  • The team spirit where everyone helps each other

Rhiannon’s hobbies include:

  • Playing sports
  • Watching football
  • Shopping!

Rhiannon’s top tip for starting out in PR: be friendly, believe in yourself and don’t give up!