Una Carlin is a marketing, communications, media relations, crisis, reputation and event management expert and runs her own consultancy, Carlin Creative.
She has set this up, not as another PR agency but as a boutique, highly specialised service built around her own unique skills, talent and experience having worked for over 25-years in the creative industries holding senior marketing communications roles at Channel 4 Television, ITV and the BBC in Northern Ireland and English Regions.
Career highlights include launching Channel 4 in the Nations and Regions, managing an ‘In the Heart of the City’ campaign to promote BBC Birmingham’s move from its outdated Pebble Mill Studios to new state-of-the-art broadcasting facilities in Birmingham City Centre.
Una also managed media relations for BBC NI’s Iris Robinson Story for Spotlight and Panorama, promoted and managed reputation on the Troubles related drama Five Minutes of Heaven with Liam Neeson and Jimmy Nesbitt and managed media relations on the documentary series, Facing the Truth with Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Campaigns outside BBC include, Rory McIroy’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open support for Cancer Fund for Children; an impactful #TimeMatters campaign for emerging NI pancreatic cancer charity NIPANC for World Pancreatic Cancer Month in November and two campaigns and an event for the Linen Hall Library’s extraORDINARYwomen project and Enlightenment Festival.