Megan Evans
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Megan Evans

PRLondon, United Kingdom
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Megan Evans
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Megan Evans

PRLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Skilled in charity PR and B2B PR. Currently working at Propeller (a PR agency with tech and media clients) and Bi Pride UK (a charity which champions bi visibility and held the biggest bi gathering in history). Articles on behalf of the charity published on Stonewall, Thomson Reuters Foundation, The Gay Times and DIVA! magazine. Also featured on an Openly podcast on Spotify. Two years experience working in television production and highly skilled in filming, editing, casting, fact checking, looking after talent and researching. A keen blog writer debating issues of culture, mental health and sexuality aimed at 20-something year olds.
Projects
  • 'Dispatches' Brexit: Crisis on the Wards
    'Dispatches' Brexit: Crisis on the WardsBroadcast 13/5/17 on Channel Four - With Britain poised to leave the EU, EU nationals are claiming to feel 'pushed out' and unwelcome from the "Great" Britain. Will EU doctors and nurses leave the country? Is the NHS heading for a staffing shortage bigger than it has ever dealt with before? Dispatches explores the terrifying impact this could have on our health service.
Projects credited in
  • Bi Pride UK 2019
    Bi Pride UK 2019On the 7th of September, Bi Pride UK painted The Round Chapel in Hackney, pink, purple, blue and yellow , to promote bi visibility and discuss serious issues regarding bi erasure and biphobia. Over 1,300 members of the public came along to witness the jaw-dropping performers and powerful discussions, and Bi Pride UK can now proudly claim the title of the biggest bi gathering in history!
Work history
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    PR InternPropeller PR
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Writing press releases/ articles/ client comments, pitching article ideas to journalists, organising events, sending event invitations, collating the daily news bulletin and sending it to company contacts from a database, liaising with journalists, keeping minutes during internal meetings, creating media lists, monitoring all coverage, editing Propeller’s video series on Adobe Premier and answering all incoming calls to the office.
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    PR & Comms OfficerBi Pride UK
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Sole media contact for journalists, securing coverage of a live event with journalists, identifying reactive and proactive media opportunities, writing articles, arranging and delivering content to press, handling high profile media accounts, managing relationships with these on behalf of the charity, producing content for the website and social media channels, campaign ideation.
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Skills
  • TV Production
  • Filming
  • Blogging
  • Writing
  • Press Liaison
  • Journalism
  • Comms
  • PR
  • Celebrity Liaison
  • Research
Education
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    Media, Communications and Cultural StudiesThe University of Newcastle
     - London, United Kingdom
    PR and Communications modules: event planning, social media campaigns, press releases, blog writing, awareness campaigns. Journalism modules: creating online and print articles for a variety of audiences and working to strict deadlines set by my tutor. Online Communications module: designing and creating a website to excite first year Newcastle University students, advising them on social events, restaurants, sports teams, study help and ways to meet new people. Also wrote an exceptional dissertation exploring social class and gender representations in 21st century American horror films and analysing how the audience engaged with various identities
Awards
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    TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)Love TEFL
    Earned this award whilst planning and teaching English language lessons for children aged 4-8. My TEFL qualification allows me to teach English to children all around the world.
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    Sports Leaders Level 1Honley High School
    Gained this award whilst managing and leading sport sessions for children aged 9 - 11.