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PODCASTS BY TWIST

Welcome to TwistCast Productions – the home of podcast productions by creative communications agency Twist.

Here you’ll find every episode of our podcast series CreatingConversations. As we’re a communications agency we thought it would be fitting to talk about just that – things that spark conversations. It could be something that’s happened in the news, it could be a person, it could be a great campaign. We’re going to dig deeper into the art of conversation, and how best to get people talking. We’ve got ideas of our own, but we want different perspective and expertise, so we’re going to be speaking to some really interesting guests too.

INTRODUCING
CREATINGCONVERSATIONS

EPISODE 1: HEART-SHAPED DOUGHNUTS

Here it is, our very first CreatingConversations podcast! We kick off this podcast series by chatting about some really interesting valentine’s day campaigns!

BEHIND THE
MICROPHONE

AMBER
PATTERSON

PR & MARKETING EXECUTIVE

BA (Hons) Fashion & Communications student, Amber, joined Twist via Northumbria University’s Santander internship scheme in 2019. Amber assists the team across all campaigns, coming up with creative ideas and innovative ways to solve problems. 

Amber’s impeccable time and workload management skills keep the rest of us in check! 

CATHERINE
CORRIGAN

Campaign Manager

With a stellar track record of events, marketing, social media and PR Catherine spent over four years at Newcastle’s Business Improvement District (BID) –NE1. During her time there, NE1 became the most supported BID in the country, with Catherine being instrumental in the success of the renewal vote by local businesses to keep the BID for another term. Catherine led on campaigns such as ‘Alive after Five’, Newcastle Restaurant Week and Screen on the Green, highlighting Newcastle as a destination to live, work in and visit. Catherine oversees the integration and running client campaigns at Twist.

CHRISSIE
PLUNKETT

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Chrissie started out in communications by supporting PR for luxury brands. Heading PR both in-house and at agencies, Chrissie marketed across the UK, Europe and the US for equestrian and outdoor brands. Chrissie’s ambition for Twist is to develop an agency that is renowned for delivering unconventional campaigns. 

Through Twist, Chrissie also offers mentoring programs and apprenticeships to help advance young marketers to explore their creative talents.

CLAIRE
HAWTHORN

HEAD OF PR

Fluent in German and French, Claire started her career organising events and recruitment across Europe from London and Newcastle, before spending five years in Journalism. As a Broadcast Journalist Claire worked as a reporter and newsreader for the BBC and commercial radio stations Capital, Heart and Smooth – as well as appearing on national stations LBC and BBC 5Live. 

Claire joined Twist to lead PR seeing a new opportunity to combine her unique set of skills with her her creative talents, to get businesses talked about.

WILL
LARKIN

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Having started his career in marketing for a high-end wedding venue, Will joined Twist at its conception and led the business during our MD’s maternity leave. 

Will manages branding, design and web design for Twist and recently won ‘Rising Star of the Year’ at the North East Marketing Awards as well as launching a global brand. With fantastic design skills, creative originality and a keen eye for detail, Will is an integral member of the Twist team.

WANT TO FEATURE?
GET IN TOUCH

We’re always on the search for interesting people to come chat to us on our comfy yellow sofa, our podcasting hot seat. Team Twist are a really friendly bunch (if we do say so ourselves), so please let us know if you want to get involved in one of our podcasts and create a conversation with us!

Alternatively, if you’re enjoying the sound of our voices and have a topic of conversation that you think that we should discuss, just let us know.

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