Lee Gunther

Lee Gunther

PR Manager at Wieden+Kennedy London
London, United Kingdom

About me

I have recently joined Wieden+Kennedy London as UK PR Manager.

I was previously Senior Account Director at B2B agency Simpatico PR. My clients included Kinetic Worldwide (part of WPP), media agency the7stars, global music company Audio Network, media owner Primesight and creative consultancy Lippincott.

I have agency and in-house PR experience and have strong writing skills from my time as a consumer/trade journalist. I have experience in copywriting, constructing and implementing publicity and advertising campaigns, social media management, managing external agencies, event management, thought leadership, new business pitching and working closely with talent.

Recent media coverage includes Guardian, Forbes, Campaign, The Mirror, BBC and Financial Times.


PR Manager
London, United Kingdom
April 2017 - Present (4 years 7 months)
Senior Account Director
Simpatico PR Ltd
October 2013 - Present (8 years 1 month)
Publicity Manager
TLA Releasing
May 2007 - September 2013 (6 years 4 months)
Devising and executing marketing campaigns for all home entertainment and theatrical releases, including bespoke PR campaigns and press/consumer events. Recent media coverage includes Shortlist, Guardian, Digital Spy, Little White Lies and Attitude.
Managed US PR agency.
Creating and managing all advertising budgets and campaigns.
Overseeing all DVD artwork/copy.
Working directly with talent.
Negotiating and handling on-going promotional schemes and additional revenue streams including retail sites and screenings.
Managing online presence, including Twitter and Youtube, with more than 40 million views.
Staff Writer
Future plc
January 2004 - May 2007 (3 years 4 months)
Scheduling and writing weekly talent features. Interviewing talent and industry professionals.
Weekly film and DVD reviews.
Researching and writing weekly news stories.
Scheduling and writing themed DVD product pages.
Sub-editing the entire magazine on a weekly basis.
News Editor
Future plc
March 2005 - March 2006 (1 year)
Gathering, researching and writing all news relating to the licensing and home entertainment markets.


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) English Language and Literature, Media Studies Grade 2:1

2000 - 2003 (3 years)

A Levels Grade A Level English Language and Literature (B), General Studies (B), Media Studies

1998 - 2000 (2 years)

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