Siobhan Connor (St. Oswald’s 1988 – 1990)
Siobhan left Ellesmere College in 1990, studied English and Drama at Goldsmiths and then did a postgraduate diploma in Broadcast journalism at City University.
Siobhan trained as a journalist and started her career in regional radio, before moving into television production where she worked for LIVEtv, the BBC, Five and Granada/ITV. From her years working in television and radio Siobhan established excellent contacts with the national, regional and music press. Siobhan left Granada /ITV in 1999 to become Director of Media & PR for Fleetwood Owen, an online auction house founded by Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac. This was based in the UK and US and in 2001 she organised a simultaneous live broadcast from the Hard Rock Café in London to the Hard Rock in New York, for the sale of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Steinway piano, bringing both the Internet and live auction environments together.
Siobhan joined entertainment PR company Taylor Herring as an Account Director in 2002 where she has been responsible for devising and executing media strategies for a diverse roster of clients ranging from prime time TV shows, celebrities, charity to corporate clients and consumer brands. Siobhan has been the creative mastermind behind some of the most talked about publicity campaigns and stunts of the last nine years.
Clients include Al Gore, Robbie Williams, National TV Awards, HBO and Disney.
With over 14 years experience Siobhan set up as an independent PR consultant in July 2011, where she offers expertise in all areas of communication including; media relations, brand consultancy, stunts and guerilla marketing, broadcast consultancy, crisis management, celebrity endorsement, promotions, sponsorship management, events and personal PR.
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