Innovation Communications Projects
The solutions journalism I’ve been working on is just one part of the story.
I’m increasingly using my media skills to also help impact brands and individuals communicate the change they bring to the world.
Here is a small handful of the innovation communications projects I’ve recently worked on:
I’m supporting new NGO Your Public Value with their communications, strengthening their efforts to enable and accelerate dialogue between business and society, thus boosting society’s progress towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. I’ve so far contributed as a freelance consultant on brand language use and social media strategy, in addition to providing editing and social media copywriting services.
I was part of the founding team of the TEDxKreuzberg event, which aimed to share actionable inspiration through an evening of talks held in front of an audience in Berlin’s multifaceted, multicultural district of Kreuzberg. I took on the role of Head of Communications, leading the conceptual branding process and providing support, editorial oversight and guidance to the social media team before, during and after the event.
I continue to manage the TEDxKreuzberg social presence and look forward to expanding our communications beyond the limits placed by the short lead-time and audience capacity of our first event.
This was an experimental innovation brokerage platform, designed to bring scientists with innovative research and ideas together with government and private sector groups with problems in need of solving.
For this, I interviewed featured scientists, writing profiles that succinctly highlighted the most relevant and engaging parts of their research, and helped to develop guidelines to help scientists to best communicate their own research to a general audience in writing their own profiles.
CatchImpact is the social entrepreneurship blog series which I feature every month on the BlogMercurial platform of this website. This storytelling project was one I began because I constantly come across fantastic, inspiring projects which are creating solutions to global issues — but experienced a strange lack of suitable and ready publications through which I could share such innovative ideas.
The blog posts are published in an easily-accessible Q&A interview format and cover a vast range of topics in social entrepreneurship, science & tech for good, and sustainable tourism. Once published, I spread the inspiration through my social media accounts and blog mailing list.
That’s all for now, but there’s plenty more happening behind the scenes. If you happen to need similar assistance on any projects, feel free to get in touch via my contact page.