About Me


After several years managing the in-house publicity department for an independent publisher, I launched Booked PR. What's new? Being a trained journalist with a background in radio news, I have the depth and breadth of media contacts which make high profile coverage achievable. Having managed a hectic newsroom, I know exactly how a good press release should read and the best time to strike.

With experience in promoting finance, political, business, lifestyle and biographies, my services can be adapted to suit most titles. I pride myself on developing and maintaining a good relationship with not only the authors I represent, but also the journalists I work with on a daily basis. I find it useful to meet them occasionally for coffee to discuss new promotional opportunities and features.

I am conveniently located within a one hour commute of London, enabling me to accompany authors to most media engagements. Please do browse my website to read what others have to say, or call me today to discover how Booked PR can drive your publicity campaign forward.

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All part of the service...

  • Meeting the publisher and author pre-campaign
  • Press releases and long-lead mail outs
  • Access to a comprehensive media list
  • Interview planning and scheduling
  • Preparation for TV and Radio
  • Developing media relations
  • Serial rights management
  • Book signings and events

Finalist in the Inspire Business Awards 2011
Finalist in the Publishers Publicity Circle Annual Awards 2010
"Helen supported the marketing of my first book, which helped lead to my appearance on the panel of the hit BBC series Dragons' Den in 2007" Richard Farleigh - Taming the Lion
"Helen is an absolute pleasure to work with. She is unfailingly reliable, cheerfully determined to hunt out the best media opportunities for those she represents and possesses true creative flair" Sally Nicoll, Bets and the City
"Helen managed to secure prime time interviews for me on the Today programme and exclusive extracts in The Daily Mail. She was always a pleasure to work with" Ross Clark, How to Label a Goat & The Road to Southend Pier
"We have worked with Helen during the past year to promote our book and have been very impressed by her energy, enthusiasm and hard work. She is fun to deal with and will always go that extra mile for you" Edmund and Helen Tirbutt, Beat the Booze