Anthony Burr is a Public Relations expert who specialises in Publicity, Media & Crisis Management and Story Brokering.
A former newspaper and television journalist with The Sunday Times, Daily Express and Sky Sports, Anthony is now a well-known ‘PR Man’. Clients have included sporting legends Wayne Rooney and Joe Calzaghe, media houses Bauer Media, Universal Music and Sony. He has also been credited for his lobbying and publicity work with some of the UK's leading politicians and health companies.
His great knowledge and experience at the front line of British media both as a journalist breaking exclusive stories and as a successful PR operator exemplifies that he has a first-rate understanding of the UK's Press landscape and has acquired an enviable contacts list.
Open and honest communication is one quality that defines Burr Media.
People like to see what is going on, how well they are doing and what is planned for the future. Anthony works closely with clients on all aspects of practical communication, from tactical emergencies to strategic planning and delivery.
If the aim is to achieve maximum publicity around a story, highlight an issue or launch a new product which is in the public interest, then Anthony will guarantee its presence across the relevant media, whether it be newspapers, broadcast programmes or online platforms from blogs to key social media channels.
When his clients face a crisis, Anthony has the experience to calmly set out a strategy of mitigating the damage. He advises about media relations, brand and reputation protection. This brief can then be integrated in to any long term communications plan.
Anthony can also offer his services as in-house Press Officer and tailor it to the client’s exact needs.