Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of the world’s leading public relations firms, has hired Sean Allen-Moy as a Director and Head of Media Relations in the UK.
In this newly created position, Allen-Moy has joined H+K London’s Innovation + Creative Hub, working on best practice in media relations and providing senior counsel on media strategy across all industry sector practices, elevating the craft for both clients and new business.
Allen-Moy brings significant media experience and relationships from a range of senior editorial and agency roles. He spent six years as a producer for Sky News and Sky Sports News after working as a journalist for BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine Show, talkSPORT, Absolute Radio and BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat. Previously at Tin Man, he has also been agency-side with W and The Academy.
Simon Whitehead, CEO of H+K UK, commented: “Sean has a very impressive track record of delivering ideas that earn attention through media relations. I look forward to him further elevating the impact of our campaigns for clients across our business.”
Allen-Moy commented, “While the breadth and depth of our offering to clients grows every day, delivering earned impact remains at the core of what we do. H+K’s heritage of bold creativity and ambitious innovation means we are uniquely placed to elevate media relations as a craft for our teams, clients and the industry.”
London’s I+C Hub, one of several global hubs, work across H+K’s client portfolio and new business, driving effective strategy with creative craft, while also cultivating talent throughout the business. The group brings together expertise in data + analytics, behavioural science, creative strategy, creative direction, content + publishing and digital planning + optimisation.
The appointment of Allen-Moy follows other senior hires into the I+C Hub this year, including Joseph Clarke as Senior Creative Strategist and Joe Shields as Senior Creative.