Every Day is a Good Day

PK Media & PR will ensure your public communications are working as hard as you are.
With PK Media & PR on your team every day is a good day.

Set up in the summer of 2015, the company is based on a solid foundation of hard work, honesty and integrity and offers an extensive and varied service, carefully tailored to suit individual clients’ needs. Paul Kiddie’s relaxed and confident manner will soon have clients at ease and his impressive track record speaks for itself.

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PAUL KIDDIE

Paul is a hugely experienced PR professional, journalist and a published author, with more than 30 years of industry experience, both in the UK and USA. Few know the media landscape better. His career began at the Dundee HQ of journalism giants D. C. Thomson, working on The Weekly News, Evening Telegraph and Sporting Post. Paul went on to become a key member of the dynamic writing team at the Edinburgh Evening News, where he enjoyed 10 years before joining Heart of Midlothian FC. He spent nine years as the club’s Head of Media and Public Relations, delivering many successful high-profile campaigns, both locally and nationally.

Why choose PK Media & PR Ltd?

As the company motto says: Every day is a good day.
Paul’s versatility, industry knowledge and extensive contacts place him in an ideal position to assist businesses and individuals. No job is too small, no project too demanding. If it’s a good day you want, it’s PK Media & PR!
“Paul is the man you need when the heat is on. In stressful situations – especially approaching deadlines – his is a cool head. He has an unerring instinct for knowing exactly what you need from him and goes out of his way to deliver. He knows what a story is – and how to write one.”

Gina Davidson  Owner at Gina Davidson Media

Smooth Sailing

Strong journalistic credentials have helped Paul forge excellent relationships with both written and broadcast media, with influential contacts in print, broadcast and digital sectors

Business & Individual Services

With the experience and knowledge gained from running high-profile PR campaigns, Paul will ensure strategic, key messages are delivered with the minimum of fuss but maximum effect

Communication

PK Media & PR Ltd. delivers strategic communications plans, including the co-ordination, planning and management of integrated communications, vision and strategy

“We enjoy sharing our successes just as much as we enjoy creating them. Sit back & take a moment to read what some of our clients have to say”

Paul is unrivalled in his field and as HWC Features Editor his professionalism ensured we
gained superb global coverage. Paul was also able to juggle this role with assisting with our
PR activity, his skills helping secure further excellent coverage in the print, broadcast and
digital sectors. We’d happily work with PK Media & PR Ltd. again.

Lawrence Broadie, Director, Electrify Marketing & Communications (PR agency for 2016 Homeless World Cup)

Paul is a consummate professional, with a pleasant manner and diligent approach to his work. His understanding of the demands of the media and PR are first-rate and he handles his responsibilities deftly. I always find him a pleasure to deal with.

Richard Wilson, Sports journalist at BBC Scotland

Paul successfully made the move from newspapers to public relations and his mix of contacts and strong news 'sense' helped him deliver strong results for Hearts. His strong reputation/crises management skills were also important during his time at Tynecastle.

Charles Mann, Associate Director at 3x1

I had the pleasure of working with Paul as a service partner during his time at Hearts. Paul
has a fantastic character and is passionate about his performance. He is constantly striving
to improve, which when aligned to his excellent communication skills, delivers impressive
results.

James Chubb, Vice President - WTA Media

I've known of Paul for a number of years through his excellent journalist work and his
award-winning time at Heart of Midlothian FC. Paul has a very impressive strategy when
working on projects and carries a well-earned reputation for reliability, professionalism and
dedication.

Tony Miller, Expert in Mobile Technology and Unified Solutions

I am familiar with Paul's work first as a football journalist and latterly as a PR specialist at Heart of Midlothian Football Club. In each case he demonstrated himself to be a top-notch professional, with a thorough knowledge of his subject. I'd be delighted to work with him again.

Dan Brennan, Managing Director of Libero Language Lab

I worked with Paul during FC Barcelona pre-season training camps and CIS Insurance Cup fixtures when conducting business with Heart of Midlothian FC. Being the first point of contact, Paul was always very helpful, professional and a pleasure to deal with. A talented writer and always willing to go out of his way to help

Michael Scallon, Consultant

The advice and training I got from Paul as a young footballer new to the pressures of facing the media was invaluable. He knows exactly how the journalists work and is the ideal man to have in your corner.

Andrew Driver (former England U21 international)

Get ready to stand out

PK Media & PR Ltd will get you noticed

Experience

A seasoned PR and media professional, there are few in the industry who can match Paul’s experience.

Award-winning quality

Under his Editorship, the Hearts Matchday Programme was No. 1 in Scotland, winning numerous awards.

International

Paul has worked on either side of the Atlantic, demonstrating his versatility in both the USA and UK.

Brand awareness

The ability to get brands noticed has proved invaluable for businesses, particularly new start-ups.

PK Media & PR Ltd. has a partnership with DB Media Services, part of the Daily Business Group, which delivers access for promotional articles directly on to the Daily Business news website This provides guaranteed exposure to thousands of readers.

30
Years Experience
500
Projects Completed

Services

Media Relations

Strong journalistic credentials have helped Paul forge excellent relationships with both written and broadcast media, with influential contacts having been developed and maintained across print, broadcast and digital sectors, both locally and nationally.

Media Training

Dealing with the press can be a daunting and nerve-racking prospect for individuals unfamiliar with the process. An ill-advised tweet, a misguided interview response or a naïve post on Instagram can leave reputations tarnished beyond repair. Conversely, a confident, controlled and strategic approach can impress and pay off handsomely. PK Media & PR will provide businesses – from the boardroom to the shop floor – with the techniques and confidence to cope successfully with the pressures of facing the media.

Public Relations

With the experience and knowledge gained from running a variety of high-profile PR campaigns, Paul will ensure strategic, key messages are delivered with the minimum of fuss but maximum effect. From concept to completion, each project will be treated with the utmost professionalism to ensure positive coverage in targeted markets.

Communications

PK Media & PR can help develop and deliver strategic communications plans, including the co-ordination, planning and management of an integrated communications objective, vision and strategy. Social media is now one of the prime vehicles for communication and Paul’s experience in this field can help clients deliver an appropriate audience-specific social media strategy.

Crisis Management

When things get hot, a cool head is required and with PK Media & PR you will be in safe hands should trouble strike. Paul provides a cool, calm and personal approach to handling difficult situations, relying on years of experience to achieve the best results for his clients.

Journalism

Looking for a freelance journalist with a contacts book bursting at the seams? Then search no further than Paul. He has been a regular contributor to national and local titles such as The Scottish Sun, Sunday Mail, Daily Record and Edinburgh Evening News, covering sport, human interest features and travel. He is also a professional proof reader and an award-winning editor.

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