Watershed enters new era with change at the top and launch of ventures arm

Bristol’s pioneering arts and creative tech centre Watershed has appointed a new CEO and launched a new business aimed at boosting the city’s creative growth. The changes, which took place this week, see current managing director Dick Penny – who has led the award-winning venue for around two decades – taking on the leadership of its new Watershed Ventures arm. 

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Son joins father at Bath’s Green Park Brasserie to take on marketing and strategy role

Alex Peters has been appointed by Bath restaurant Green Park Brasserie as director of marketing and strategy. Alex, pictured, previously worked  in-house at the British Museum, where he spent two-and-a-half years as a producer and senior producer working on digital content, editorial and design. He also spent nearly two years with The Parallax Agency in Leeds as a marketing executive.

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Bristol comms agency on the move to city centre after 23 years in Clifton

Bristol-headquartered national communications consultancy JBP is to move from its Clifton base – its home for 23 years – into the city centre as it gears up for further growth. The firm was launched by in 1984 by Jennifer Bryant-Pearson with a single office in Bristol – making it the city’s longest-established PR agency.   Today it turns over more

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Anthem Publishing races ahead with acquisition of Women’s Running

Bath magazine publishing company Anthem has acquired the multi-award-winning Women’s Running magazine from London-based Wild Bunch Media. Launched in 2010, Women’s Running was named Consumer Magazine of the Year 2011 and Consumer Media Brand of the Year 2015 at the PPA Independent Publisher Awards, as well as winning four other industry awards.   It is the UK’s only running title

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Account manager joins Bristol PR agency Purplefish to spur further expansion

Bristol communications consultancy Purplefish has appointed Georgia Corp as an account manager to support its continued growth. Georgia, pictured, who has a master’s degree in Translation and Professional Language Skills from the University of Bath, joins to manage client and media relations and content generation.  Her training as a French and Spanish linguist and an English-language specialist includes work experience

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