In The Bag Welcomes Marie Nayaka, Social Strategist

In The Bag PR welcomes a new member to its team, Marie Nayaka who joins as the company’s Social Strategist. In The Bag PR is an independent, Dorset based communications agency that specialises in PR, Marketing and Social Media. Since its creation in 2013 the agency has worked with a range of luxury and specialist clients across the country. Set up by Sophie Kermani and Pippa Gibb last year, the company has grown rapidly and is constantly looking for new and exciting ways to market businesses and people. Continue Reading


TV Killed the Radio Star

We’ve been busy working with top chef, and owner of The Dining Room Weymouth, Taher Jibet.  Our brief from Taher and The Dining Room was to build his personal profile as a chef as well as shout about all the fabulous things happening at the restaurant.  Over time we have secured online and print PR opportunities for Taher where he has been positioned as an expert in his field, his recipes have been printed, his advice offered and his picture placed in target publications. Continue Reading


5 day food fix!

An extremely important part of what we do – is to ‘build profiles’ for our clients. It is an ongoing process that takes time and lots of effort! Taher Jibet chef proprietor of The Dining Room restaurant is constantly in the forefront of people’s minds when it comes to Dorset Chefs. Continue Reading


“Huh?!”

From advertorial to advocate, SEO to USP – In The Bag PR offers a jargon buster to help you navigate the world of PR.

Public Relations is an interesting industry to get your head around, most people know they need PR but aren’t entirely sure what’s going on behind the scenes at their PR agencies or with their in-house marketing teams. This blog will help explain a little about PR, and some of the most common phrases we PR types throw around. Continue Reading


You Rock My Boat…

The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival was a fun packed weekend of seafood, champagne fantastic people, sunshine and lots of hard work! In The Bag PR were delighted to be working on the PR for the event. The Triple 777 chartered yacht was moored in the harbour and we were lucky enough to spend a few hours aboard soaking up the atmosphere and Pommery champagne! Continue Reading


Hooked For Life

We are absolutely delighted to share something we have been working on over the past few months with Dorset Magazine and Lara Jane Thorpe, to celebrate the upcoming Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival.

For the men and women whose boats operate out of Weymouth harbour, fishing is more than just a job – it’s a lifelong passion. And thanks to The Dining Room Weymouth, Dorset Shellfish & Emma Carter we were able to meet with some of these local legends and bring their stories to life as they prepare for this year’s event on 12th & 13th July. Continue Reading


Year One In The Bag!

It’s been just one year since we started In The Bag PR and what a year it’s been! A 6-Page spread in Dorset Magazine for our Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival Project is a nice way to mark the occasion – but do we also need a party!?


Great British Whelk Revival-In-The-Bag-PR-Weymouth

The Great British Whelk Revival

Where there’s a Whelk, there’s a way.

And that ‘way’ is Weymouth Harbour, where we’ve spent a glorious few days photographing the local fishermen for The Great British Whelk Revival, sponsored by Tabasco®

Did you know that in 2013 a staggering 722 tons of whelks were landed in Weymouth Harbour, making it the 3rd biggest whelk port in England and Wales with a value of £545K? And that most of these little fellas are shipped straight outside the country? Well, we were shocked, too, which is why the 2014 Whelk Revival campaign is so important to the region. Continue Reading