'Gems in Comms'...with Effie Kanyua

‘Gems in Comms’ is a new podcast series launched by Hanson Search in association with 9to5workrebels, exploring working experiences of Black, Asian, and Ethnic Minority talent in the UK PR and Communications industry.

For this week's episode on our podcast series 'Gems in Comms' we speak to Effie Kanyua. Effie is a multi-award-winning former Director of PR & Comms for Hearst UK and Communications Director at Bauer Media where she led its broadcast and then publishing arm. She spent several years at the BBC working as a journalist and within its TV and radio businesses. She has led teams at many leading global communications agencies, including Splendid Communications, Clarity, Weber Shandwick, Ketchum Talk.Global and M&C Saatchi and has worked with some of the world’s biggest tech, media, FMCG, beauty, luxury and healthcare brands.

Effie has worked with global brands such as: P&G, the United Nations, Coty, Disney, Johnson & Johnson, Huawei, Samsung, Microsoft, Virgin Media, Coca Cola, Diageo and Pernod Ricard. She is also a former BME PR Pros Mentor and is currently a WIPR mentor and speaks regularly at events and conferences across the media industry. 

Tune in for the podcast here:


Posted on 11.10.2022

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