Visit Essex & Big Wave PR Shortlisted for CIPR Awards

#ThisisEssex was launched in the autumn of 2019 and encouraged the people of Essex to step forward and challenge perceptions of the county. A Paralympian, women’s rally driver, novelists and a comedian, amongst many others, stepped forward including best-selling novelist, Martina Cole and Michelin star chefs, the Galvin Brothers. Photo and film shoots were set-up, […]

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Campaign wins PRCA DARE award

#ThisisEssex was launched in the autumn of 2019 and encouraged the people of Essex to step forward and showcase the real stars of the county. Novelists, an oysterman, chefs and a comedian, amongst many others, stepped forward including best-selling novelist, Martina Cole and Michelin star chefs, the Galvin Brothers. Photo and film shoots took place […]

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BBC Breakfast Premieres #ThisisEssex

The film was part of an ongoing strategy, thanks to last year’s PR launch of #ThisisEssex, over 60 people from Essex had stepped forward to become ambassadors and showcase real Essex and dispel the stereotype. A few of the campaign’s ‘stars’ were chosen to take part in a film to challenge perceptions of people from […]

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Writing Stories to Mark VE Day During Lockdown

Big Wave PR client, Royal British Legion, was organising much of the commemorations, but to ensure veterans of WWII will never be forgotten, our charity PR team were working with the Legion’s Press Office. Together we collected VE Day stories from those who served in the armed forces during WWII or who were evacuated during […]

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Big Wave PR Supports Chelmsford Festival

Kicking off the festival will be the Marconi Gala which will celebrate 100 years of radio. Commemorating the first radio broadcast, which was made in Chelmsford by the renowned opera singer of her time, Dame Nellie Melba, there will be a series of special events on 13-14 June to mark the technological breakthrough. The festival […]

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#ThisisEssex Shooting Real Essex to Challenge Stereotype

Essex PR Campaign – #ThisisEssex Our Essex-based PR team put a call out to the media for ‘top stars’ of the county to step forward and challenge the stereotype. There was a great response with entries flooding into our office. Once the ambassadors for Essex were chosen, I was tasked with photographing the top 15 […]

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