Ogilvy UK CEO Michael Frohlich (Ep. 125)

July 13, 2018

Ogilvy UK CEO Michael Frohlich joins the Echo Chamber to discuss his rise from 'PR person' to leading one of the UK's largest advertising agencies. Frohlich also explores what the PR world can learn from adland and vice versa, and looks at why PR agencies have struggled to build planning departments.


CIPR president Sarah Hall (Ep. 124)

July 9, 2018

CIPR president Sarah Hall joins the Echo Chamber podcast to discuss opportunities and challenges for the public relations industry. 


The Echo Chamber: H+K CEO Jack Martin (Ep. 123)

June 29, 2018

H+K CEO Jack Martin joins the Echo Chamber to discuss, not only H+K, but the upheaval at parent company WPP over the last year. In conversation with Paul Holmes, Martin talks about Martin Sorrell's sudden departure, the state of WPP's PR agencies and the future of the holding company. 


Cannes Podcast: Inside the Young PR Lions (Ep. 122)

June 29, 2018

The Echo Chamber talks to the USA's Young PR Lions representatives, Gabrielle Low and Kelly Kenny from Ketchum, going inside the selection process and the curious decision to not award a Bronze winner. Low and Kenny also explore how the PR agency industry needs to change, from the perspective of the younger generation. 


Echo Chamber: Live podcast with Alan VanderMolen (Ep. 121)

June 23, 2018

WE international president Alan VanderMolen joins the Echo Chamber in Cannes in front of a live audience to discuss industry threats and opportunities, which holding groups are under pressure, and what firms he wants to buy.


Cannes Podcast: Fostering a culture of creative collaboration (Ep. 120)

June 22, 2018

Ketchum's chief strategy and creativity officer Karen Strauss and Daggerwing associate principal Elizabeth O’Connor join the Echo Chamber in Cannes to discuss how best to fostering a culture of creative collaboration.


Cannes: Planning evolution, data vs creativity, making clients braver (Ep. 119)

June 21, 2018

Ketchum's Ruth Yearley and Tera Miller join the Echo Chamber to discuss how the evolution of planning in PR, the tension between data and creativity and why brave clients matter so much.


The Holmes Report’s Cannes 2018 Preview (Ep. 118)

June 15, 2018

Holmes Report editors Arun Sudhaman and Maja Pawinska Sims preview the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival which promises to be a more slimmed down affair than usual, thanks in large part to cutbacks from holding groups. The duo explore which sessions and themes stand out, tips to survive Cannes and ponder the 'Sorrell effect'.  


R/GA’s Calvin Soh on creativity, education & exponential change (Ep. 117)

June 14, 2018

Calvin Soh was firmly ensconced as one of Asia's top creative directors when took a five-year mid-career break in 2012. Now back in the industry as R/GA's Asia-Pacific ECD, Soh talks to Arun Sudhaman about why exponential change forced him to reconsider his career options, for himself and his children. Soh also discusses how education systems can encourage creative thinking and explores the way that young people are changing the future of advertising.


Tim Sutton on China’s global brand challenge (Ep. 116)

June 7, 2018

Weber Shandwick EMEA chairman Tim Sutton rejoins the Echo Chamber to discuss the challenges facing Chinese companies as they seek to conquer foreign markets. Sutton also reviews Iceland's #TooCoolForPlastic campaign after it was named Best in Show at the 2018 SABRE Awards EMEA.