Corby communications agency strengthens its presence

A leading communications and public relations agency in Corby has moved to strengthen its team.

Monday, 27th April 2020, 12:05 pm
Catherine Bontoft.

Ballyhoo PR, which is based in the 3e Hub, in Earlstrees Court, Earlstrees Road, has just appointed a new senior public relations executive.

Catherine Bontoft, who has about 20 years of public relations and journalism experience, joins the company from Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce.

During her time with the chamber of commerce, she managed the organisation’s press office and edited its bi-monthly magazine in business.

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Prior to that she worked for a public relations agency, which specialised in the education sector, and was assistant news editor at the Northamptonshire Telegraph.

She said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the fantastic team at Ballyhoo PR.

“I’ve watched this award-winning firm develop an enviable reputation in the business community and I’m excited to be given the opportunity to support its ever-growing list of clients.”

The appointment is the second for Ballyhoo PR, taking the team up to three.

Catherine will be supporting company director Emma Speirs and PR Executive Katie Graves in delivering a range of PR, copywriting and social media management services to businesses across the UK.

Emma Speirs, director of Ballyhoo PR, said: “I’m really excited to announce Catherine’s appointment and welcome her to Ballyhoo PR.

She said: “Catherine is a fantastic writer with a wealth of experience that will make her a real asset for Ballyhoo PR.

“And, thanks to her previous roles, she already knows a lot of our clients so will be able to hit the ground running straight away.”

Ballyhoo PR was set up to offer small to medium-sized businesses cost-effective PR and copywriting services that can help them share their story and raise their profile in the media, online and generate awareness in their markets.