Pressgang Blog : Writing

Friday, 18th September 2015

Everyone’s a Winner

Mo Farah needn’t have worried. My time of 1 hour 58 mins was almost one hour behind the double Olympic champion who won this year’s Morrisons Great North Run with a typical last minute burst of acceleration. It was a warm day that made going hard for the 57,000 runners who raised around £25 million […]


Friday, 9th January 2015

One shell of a story

This Christmas I was lucky enough to cover a feel-good story fit for a John Lewis advert. It goes to show that writing internal communications news is not just about the latest CEO and IS innovation. While carrying out a beach clean in Cumbria, an environmental conservationist from energy giant Centrica came across a remarkable […]


Monday, 29th September 2014

Bringing home the bacon

When I first told people I had decided to leave the ‘land of opportunity’ and start a new life back in blighty, everyone naturally asked “Why?” “I miss proper bacon,” was my immediate response, which came as little surprise to those who know me (and for those who don’t, I’m a butcher’s daughter). While I […]


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