"You're my CommsHero" is a brand new Podcast for CommsHero types, where we speak to people we're inspired by and discuss the comms work they do.
S3-E10: A celebration of #NHSheroes – How to deliver an engaging virtual event
In this episode, Carrie-Ann Wade, Director of Communications and Engagement and Lauren Smith, Communications and Engagement Manager from North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) tell us about their experience of putting on a virtual awards event to celebrate the amazing work done by the #NHSheroes at NELFT. They give an insight in to choosing the right event partner, how to set up as a comms team for your first virtual event and creating engagement pre-event and making a physical connection using personalised print. You’ll also find out how to get the Exec Team on board, what are the benefits to hosting a virtual event and see if a virtual event can really create engagement on a par with the traditional in-person event.
Watch the heartwarming video they mention HERE.
LinkedIn: Carrie-Ann Wade
LinkedIn: Lauren Smith
Dealing with difficult conversations - Two minute mentor sessions with Carrie-Ann Wade
As communications professionals we are assumed to be the best at communicating but sometimes even we need a helping hand when it comes to having difficult conversations.
Carrie-Ann Wade, founder of Cat’s Pajamas Communications Ltd shares some top tips and advice for dealing with difficult conversations in this episode of 2 Minute Mentor.
Twitter: @catspjs_uk and @crayoncw
Linked In: www.linkedin.com/company/catspjsuk
BONUS EPISODE: Let’s talk about #CommsHero week.
Introducing the 2021 #CommsHero weeks chair! In this BONUS episode, Annique Simpson spills all about what we can expect at the week-long virtual event, including over 40 sessions covering all things comms related! Find out about the unmissable networking events AND a secret is revealed that you don’t want to miss!
Read more about #CommsHero week HERE.
Book your tickets HERE.
LinkedIn: Annique Simpson
S3-E9: Influential Internal Communication with Jenni Field
In this episode, returning guest, Jenni Field talks about her book ‘Influential Internal Communication’. Jenni shares her journey whilst doing the research, the writing, publishing, and promoting. This is an amazing accomplishment whilst running a successful comms consultancy, podcast series and many speaking engagements. Jenni talks about the two parts to the book, Foundations (including her own Field Model) and applying this model in practice.
Use the discount code AMK20 on the Kogan Page website to receive 20% off the book!
LinkedIn: Jenni Field
S3-E8: CIPR and PRCA join forces to address industry’s mental health challenges
The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA), and the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) have announced a cross-industry collaboration to address the industry’s mental health challenges.
The professional bodies have launched a new survey – in partnership with Opinium – to gather insight on the mental wellbeing of PR professionals. Opinium, pro-bono, and in support of the PR Industry, will make use of their proprietary Workplace Mental Wellbeing Framework. The organisations have agreed to use the results to inform a joint programme of activity over the summer aimed at improving the mental wellbeing of PR professionals.
Fill in the survey HERE.
LinkedIn: Koray Camgoz
LinkedIn: Rachel Royall
S3-E7: Comms Room 101 - May 2021
Working in comms, you often get asked to do many weird and wonderful things. In this episode, our panel enjoy the therapy of banishing those requests in to Comms Room 101 with host Steve Hayes.
The perfect podcast for Comms Professionals
With a range of different guests from multiple sectors, this is the perfect podcast for Comms professionals to pick up tips and ideas to up their marketing and Comms game!