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From Austin to Sydney

Penelope Holloway Managing an Agency, Working at H+K Leave a Comment

About a month ago the H+K Sydney office welcomed David Langdon (Vice President H+K Austin) on this year’s Dave Robinson scholarship. David has hit the ground running, becoming an incredible resource, providing insights, new business opportunities, weekend golf games and of course, all the usual friendly office banter. The Dave Robinson International Scholarship is now in its second year and as …

Penelope HollowayFrom Austin to Sydney
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Boosting H+K’s Health+Wellness Offer

Penelope Holloway Food+Life, Health, Working at H+K Leave a Comment

I wanted to take the time to get in touch and fill you in on some exciting news for H+K Australia. This week we’ve been fortunate enough to announce that we’re bringing on a new senior mind in the form of Elke Pascoe, to take on a regional role as the head of H+K’s Asia Pacific Health+Wellness offer. What makes this so …

Penelope HollowayBoosting H+K’s Health+Wellness Offer
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Measuring Jakarta Miles

Abbey Jones Original Thinking, Poetry, Travel+Tourism Leave a Comment

Sydney H+K-er Abbey spent three years working as a Communications Consultant in Jakarta, supporting Indonesia’s largest social business and a global consumer tech brand.  Abbey learned to get over her frustrations of Jakarta traffic by thinking of it as a story-telling opportunity. The road from the Soekarno-Hatta airport is a long one.  It’s just 12 miles from the city centre but …

Abbey JonesMeasuring Jakarta Miles
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Fridge Terror at H+K

Nick Snelling Love, Original Thinking, Random Leave a Comment

Police cordoned off an entire block of Sydney’s Pitt Street yesterday after a horrific incident occurred in the communal eating area of boutique PR firm Hill+Knowlton Strategies. Staff report hearing a terrified shriek erupt from their kitchenette before rushing to the scene to find their distressed work-experience girl on all fours, desperately scrabbling to grab hold of anything to stop …

Nick SnellingFridge Terror at H+K
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H+K Nominated for Global SABRE Awards: World’s 50 Best PR Programs

Penelope Holloway Working at H+K Leave a Comment

It’s been quite the run for H+K Sydney in the last week. Not only did we announce last week that we won the platinum Asia Pacific SABRE Award but, we’ve just found out overnight that we have also been honoured with a Global Gold SABRE Award in the Marketing Communications Integrated Marketing Category. By industry standards, this makes the unstoppable ‘I touch Myself‘ campaign …

Penelope HollowayH+K Nominated for Global SABRE Awards: World’s 50 Best PR Programs
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Ten weeks in ten minutes: 19th September 2014

Georgina Hardy Working at H+K Leave a Comment

It’s been ten weeks of buzz and activity in the hive – here’s our top ten moments from the busiest middle of the year we’ve seen in a long time. One: Waking up to the news that our H+K Sydney office took out the top honor at the APAC SABRE awards last week has been the cherry on the cake …

Georgina HardyTen weeks in ten minutes: 19th September 2014
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H+K Australia scoops Top Honour at APAC SABRE Awards

Penelope Holloway Love, Managing an Agency, Working at H+K Leave a Comment

‘I Touch Myself’ awarded platinum Sabre award for the best public relations campaign in the Asia-Pacific region Today I woke up at around 1AM to the fantastic news that H+K Australia had been awarded none other than the platinum award at the fourth annual SABRE Awards held in Bejing last night. Needless to say I was wide awake quickly! What does that mean? …

Penelope HollowayH+K Australia scoops Top Honour at APAC SABRE Awards
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An exchange of value with Arianna Huffington

Ben Shipley Digital, The transition away from legacy media Leave a Comment

I was lucky enough to be a part of a group of clients and H+K staff last week who made the trek to CarriageWorks to listen to the famed founder of the Huffington Post hold sway on all things interesting and life related, as part of her book tour around Thrive and the excellent ongoing series, Ideas at the House. …

Ben ShipleyAn exchange of value with Arianna Huffington
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Up close with H+K Sydney’s Head of Content

Penelope Holloway Working at H+K Leave a Comment

If you work in PR, communications or marketing, you’re sure to have heard the words ‘content marketing’ or ‘brand journalism’ being thrown around lately. They might sound like buzzwords and at at times, they’re probably overused, but I believe they invoke new, broader way of thinking that encourages our industry to develop more integrated ideas and platforms for our clients. I’ve been beating the …

Penelope HollowayUp close with H+K Sydney’s Head of Content
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No guarantees when dealing with new Senate

Megan Magill Public Affairs Leave a Comment

Following the swearing in of new members on Monday morning, the Senate spent most of this week debating the future of the carbon tax. The tone was set late last Friday when Labor and Greens Senators were accused of being “vandals” for trying to prevent debate after they refused to attend a meeting of the environment and communications committee, which …

Megan MagillNo guarantees when dealing with new Senate
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Prep week for Senate power players

Megan Magill Public Affairs Leave a Comment

Referred to as ‘Senator kindy’ by NSW Liberal Democrats’ David Leyonhjelm, the induction of 12 Senators is underway in Canberra before the new Senate sits on 7 July. In addition to sorting out who’s who in the sandpit, newcomers are receiving a crash course in the basic rules of debate and the legislative process. They have also been given plenty …

Megan MagillPrep week for Senate power players
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Life’s Good with H+K: 27th June 2014

Georgina Hardy Working at H+K Leave a Comment

The H+K view from Level 15: The big news this week We are thrilled to reveal our appointment as PR agency for consumer electronics giant LG in Australia!  Read all about it: here and here. Our MD Penny wraps up the company wide excitement and further new client wins including Pfizer, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), PGA Australia, Uber …

Georgina HardyLife’s Good with H+K: 27th June 2014