New clients and awards nominations for PR agency

Alongside a flurry of new business wins, PR agency RAW has been shortlisted for two categories in’s inaugural South West Business Masters Awards.

The food, drink and lifestyle PR agency is amongst the select few in the ‘Hospitality & Leisure’ and ‘Creative & Media’ categories.

The shortlist announcement comes hot on the heels of RAW winning a number of new business accounts. During the summer months, The Watercress Company, Royal Warrant holder DukesHill, leading online organic grocery retailer Eversfield Organic and the Millbrook Inn in South Devon have come on board as new clients. The food and drink innovation centre, The Food WorksSW has signed up the agency for a second project, following the success of their work with them earlier this year. RAW also started working with The Collective at Woolsery in North Devon earlier this summer.

Further extending its team to support the new business wins, Rebecca Payne has come on board in a freelance capacity bringing with her a wealth of experience in PR, particularly within broadcast media having headed up the Press and PR for ITV Westcountry for a number of years.

She said: “It’s fantastic to be a part of the RAW team at such an exciting time of growth for the agency and complements the work I also do for Denhams Digital.” T

Co-founder of the Devon based PR agency, Hayley Reynolds, adds: “We have such an outstanding team who have an impressive cross section of skills within the media, PR and broader marketing space. Everyone works remotely however there is an extremely strong united approach to all with creativity and passion for the industry in abundance.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have extended our portfolio with such high calibre national businesses. In addition, we are truly honoured to have been recognised in’s South West Business Masters Awards in two such competitive categories.”

This is the first time South West Business Masters Awards will be held in the South West with the awards announced at Bristol Harbour Hotel on Thursday, November 9th.

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