Scheduling PR calendars for 2010 and working on client strategies
Sharon Kilby is a PR, writer, editor and garden designer and has worked on an assortment of wonderful projects including editorial features for lifestyle magazines including Periodmore...Sharon Kilby is a PR, writer, editor and garden designer and has worked on an assortment of wonderful projects including editorial features for lifestyle magazines including Period Ideas, Homes & Gardens, The English Home, Utopia and Self-build and Design Magazine. Having established her own PR consultancy ‘Arthouse PR’ in 2001 she currently represents clients in the UK and Italy where she lives. Working predominantly within the luxury lifestyle and homes and interiors industries Sharon specialises in producing inspiring case studies and interior decoration and gardening features.
With a passion for all things plant related Sharon studied with the Royal Horticultural Society at Bicton College, Devon during 2006 and 2007 and attained the RHS general certificate level 2 in horticulture and has since created several contemporary and classic gardens for private clients in Tuscany.
Having moved from deepest Devon in December 2007 she now lives on a high hill between Siena and Florence with her husband, two children and two enormous and very naughty dogs. During 2008 and 2009 Sharon worked with Cream Magazines writing and editing their luxury lifestyle publications, she also edited the launch issues of the ‘At Home’ series of property magazines. Since 2010 she has divided her time between writing, PR and garden design and has four current garden projects on the go and several long-standing retained PR clients.
In addition to her public relations work Sharon also offers PR and marketing mentoring to business owners and managers and is an experienced and inspiring public speaker and workshop facilitator. Having interviewed and written features on a number of high profile celebrities including property experts Laurence Llewelyn Bowen and Sarah Beeny and super chefs Jean Christophe Novelli, Raymond Blanc, Giorgio Locatelli, Mitch Tonks and John Burton Race Sharon has a skill for gaining quality features on behalf of magazines.
Projects planned for 2014 include research and reviews of some of Italy’s most charming houses and historic gardens which will feature in a forthcoming Tuscan style design book.
To enquire about feature editorial or PR consultations contact:
Sharon@arthouse-pr.com or call UK 07891 385993 Italy 334 5995702 .
Area Covered: International
Summary: I have managed PR accounts for over 12 years and have a great deal of experience covering all aspects of publicity and PR. I am also a magazine editor and writer and have created inspiring copy for brochures, newsletters, blogs, websites and promotional literature. Industries represented include interior design, architecture, travel, B2B and luxury lifestyles.