Happy birthday to us

Deep South Media was formed 20 years ago and we celebrated our anniversary with an evening at the Marsham Court Hotel in Bournemouth – one of our valued clients.

Celebrating schools is well worth investing in

  By Rachel Read   In cash strapped times it can seem absurd that publicly funded bodies plough any kind of money into ‘PR.’ It’s that dreaded term, ‘PR,’ which comes with it connotations of spin and fluffy marketing and therefore a huge waste of money. But how about when you run a large organisation with not only hundreds of … Read More

Why the beautiful game is exactly not that

Neil Walton, an account manager at Deep South Media, reflects on the role of the media and communications professionals in dealing with difficult scenarios such as historical child sex abuse at football clubs.   Imagine this. You’re a parent, dropping your kids off to football training before a big away game the next day. Their coach is taking care of … Read More

Who are ya – will the real Wayne Rooney please stand up?

Here we go (again)… England’s footballers have become the toast of the nation for all of the wrong reasons. The FA are reported to be ‘furious’ after 10 of the national team’s squad went out on a 4.30am ‘bender’ after their 3-0 win over Scotland. Skipper Wayne ‘Wazza’ Rooney quite sensibly decided to stay at the team hotel but was … Read More

Press officer in Babylon

She’s beautiful, she’s clever, she’s a warrior for Truth – of course she must be . . . a press officer. But anyone thinking of applying for a job in a police press office might like to watch Channel 4’s satirical cop thriller Babylon before mailing the application. When PR guru Liz Garvey becomes head of PR at Scotland Yard … Read More