Words: Charlotte Jones My career in out-of-home (OOH) is one that started completely by chance. At 19 years old, when I enrolled in a marketing apprenticeship, I was unknowingly opening a door into an industry that I’d never heard of before... Fast forward to 2020, I’m now 21 years old and working at the biggest … Continue reading My apprenticeship and entry into the OOH world
Words: Katherine Ashmore Last week, I had the privilege of attending Bloom’s annual conference, BloomFest, a day which has become a highlight in the events calendar for so many. As part of the 2019 leadership team, I was on hand to welcome over 250 guests and look after some of the awe-inspiring speakers who set … Continue reading BloomFest 2019
Words: Ashford Mills I usually keep clear distinctions between life at work and life outside of work, as in previous companies, I’d experienced a culture that was mainly get in and get out as soon as possible. The culture at Clear Channel is completely different. The company has strong values and an ethos. The Fairness … Continue reading Smashing Stereotypes
Words: Kate Tovey I am not ashamed to admit that on more than one occasion in my adult life, I’ve felt lonely. Despite the stark reality that there are 9 million lonely people in the UK, there is a huge amount of stigma associated with loneliness in our culture. Unfortunately, all too often, issues around … Continue reading I. Feel. Lonely.
Words: Priya Bhurji Earlier in the year I was asked to speak on a panel for Balance, to discuss various point relating to being from a BAME background in the OOH industry. The panel was hosted by Naren Patel, former CEO of Primesight. The panel included people of all levels within the industry, including two … Continue reading Being BAME in OOH
Words: Sally Henley I decided to write this blog a while ago, but as all working parents will know, it’s been about finding the time! And juggling the multitude of things that need to be constantly done to keep on top of things. Gina Hood’s recent Campaign article on the Invisible Workload has rung true … Continue reading A Working Mum’s Guilt
We spotted this article by Tanya Joseph, reflecting on the BALANCE panel that she was a part of on the 12th June. Words: Tanya Joseph "In order to increase the representation of people from diverse background, brands have got to create the right conditions for diversity to grow. I was on a panel the other … Continue reading Brands must adopt the same approach to diversity as they do marketing briefs