Media relations and digital PR consultancy Appeal PR is strengthening its team with the appointment of former journalist Sarah Hone.
Sarah joins Harrogate-based Appeal to work on the agency’s portfolio of business-to-business, regional and national clients. They include business rescue, recovery and restructuring specialist Begbies Traynor; car retailer JCT600; law firm Clarion; global environmental charity United Bank of Carbon; and Ripon road maintenance vehicle manufacturer Econ Engineering.
Paul Snape with Sarah Hone
An experienced PR practitioner, Sarah has also gained 15 years’ business writing experience that includes more than a decade as a journalist at regional business magazines in the North West and Yorkshire.
Appeal founder and managing director Paul Snape said:
Sarah joins us at a really exciting time when we have a great deal of demand for our digital PR and media expertise, and we plan for Sarah to be joined by other key hires to grow our team in 2012.
Commenting on her appointment, Sarah said:
I am really excited to join the team at Appeal PR. They work with a diverse range of clients and produce fantastic results with a really good balance between gaining coverage within traditional media and maximising digital and online benefits too, which is refreshing to experience. I look forward to the challenges my new role will bring.