March 12, 2021 0 Comments

33: Gem Pinkney - All About Flack and the Real-Life PR Behind the Hit TV Series

Episode 033


This week, April and Laura are chatting with Gem Pinkney, the publicity manager from the industry-favorite UKTV show, Flack. We’re discussing the first two seasons, the true stories that inspired the writers of the show and Gem’s own experiences doing PR for a show about…well, PR! Our hosts also cover the latest brand collaboration between Chipotle and E.L.F. cosmetics and weigh in on another Anonymous PR Horror Story from the listening audience about how to set boundaries with a tough client.

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You can follow Gem at @GemPinkney and stream season one of Flack on Amazon Prime.

Show Notes

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