Digital, social media, photography, design, video, PR, brand development
Sometimes you need simple words that explain how to do things clearly. Other times you’ll have something more complicated, subtle or playful to convey. Whatever you need, we can write it for you.
Who are Watershed PR?
We are creative, brainy and really, really good at promoting businesses and organisations. We raise sales, solve communication problems and develop brands.
Founder, author and former national journalist, corporate PR and brand identity specialist.
Sara originally trained as a journalist, taking an NCTJ National Certificate in Journalism and then working for a host of newspapers and magazines including The Observer, The Sunday Times and The Times Literary Supplement, as well as BBC local radio. Sara has written a number of books and is a member of the Society of Authors as well as the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.
Stephen is Watershed’s digital whizz kid.
Stephen also curates and creates content for bridport n0tice, a hyperlocal news and events platform set up by the Guardian Media Group.
Originally from Liverpool, Stephen attended the Liverpool Blue Coat School before taking a BA degree in graphic design at the University of Wales, Newport. Since moving to Dorset, his Twitter account, website, YouTube account and his Facebook Page have gained a host of followers.
Stephen enjoys landscape astrophotography, restoring and converting a VW T4 van and making films.
Anne has a wealth of experience in PR, corporate communications and journalism.
Anne has worked as a freelance consultant with both the private and public sector specialising in communicating complex ideas simply and effectively.
An NCTJ-qualified journalist, she has worked as assistant editor at the Daily Echo in Southampton, women’s editor at The News, Portsmouth and deputy news editor for the Press Association in London.
She lived in south-west France for ten years, renovating an old railway station and returned to her West Dorset roots to run the editorial department of the Bridport and Lyme Regis News before joining the Watershed team.
She likes walking her dog, West Bay and Dorset Blue Vinny cheese.
Nick has worked for the BBC, ITV and many independent production companies for over three decades; first as a producer/director and more recently as a cameraman.
After spending three years studying film and television production at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art, Nick’s graduation documentary “Drag Mad’ was runner up in the Mobil/Association of Independent Producers Student Film Awards. This led to directing documentaries for Thames TV, BBC’s ‘Forty Minutes’ series and YTV’s ‘First Tuesday’.
Through his company, Dashwood Productions, Nick directed a number of art programmes and documentaries for regional ITV. As well as filming news, people and events for BBC South West, he has worked as a lighting cameraman on network documentaries for ITV, BBC, CH4 and CH5.
Nick Gilbey is a member of the Swiss Railway Society and enjoys writing articles for Zerb magazine about the history of television broadcasting.
Acorn has extensive experience in running around, document shredding, barking at the phone and passers-by and howling at emergency vehicle sirens.
BETSY WEST, THE WAYFARERS WALKING VACATIONS
NIGEL JONES, CHESTERS COMMERCIAL
JOHN HOUSTON, ABBOTSBURY TOURISM
ROS KAYES, CO-CHAIR OF SPIRIT OF BRIDPORT
ADRIAN COOPER, OWNER, LITTLE TOLLER BOOKS
FLORENCE VAUGHAN-FRANCE, MARKETING MANAGER, UNWIN SAFETY SYSTEMS
CLEEVES PALMER, SALES & MARKETING DIRECTOR, PALMERS BREWERY