Author Archives for Mel Clement

Mental health in the advertising and media industry

Interview with Kirsty Newman – Accounts Co-ordinator, Financial Times

Interview with Chris Forrester – CRO, The Telegraph

Interview with Rosa Rolo – Director, Major Players

Interview with Hugh Robertson – Founder & CEO, RPM

Interview with Karen Blackett OBE – Chairwoman, MediaCom

Interview with Josh Krichefski – CEO, MediaCom

The impacts of alcohol – “I now find myself completely neutral to alcohol”

Anonymous  I chose a career in the media industry based upon the simple fact that my girlfriend at the time, who worked in a media agency while I was finishing my final year at university, frequently spoke about these boozy lunches and jollies that she was often invited to. In hindsight, I can now see...
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A journey to mindfulness

Word by Uzma Afridi, Head of careers, NABS As I enter the tube station, listening to my Ibiza playlist, thinking about what to have for dinner. I remember a text I need to respond to. The weekend is approaching, I see an email pop up and I go into panic mode. Momentarily I contemplate Anthony...
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NABS Fast Forward 2017 Week 1: Karen Blackett OBE on Pitching

Word by Jo Arden, Chief Strategy Officer, MullenLowe London and NABS Fast Forward 2017 Judge It’s another beautiful late-summer night, and we are at News UK headquarters. It seems impossible that another year has passed since the bitter-sweet celebrations of NABS Fast Forward 2016. But it has, and we are back. This is my fifth...
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