In his former career as a journalist, Richard worked on Yorkshire’s biggest newspapers – and newsbreaks. He interviewed everyone from members of the Royal Family and Prime Ministers to mass murderers serving life in maximum security prisons. Once, he even spent an evening in Raquel Welch’s hotel bedroom.
Prior to spearheading the launch of Different in May 2006, he was a Director of one of the UK’s biggest provider of communications services to the public sector, working on a range of high-profile issues very much in the public, press and political spotlight.
His work has contributed to award-winning campaigns featured in print and broadcast media – from The Lancet to The Sun; and he has guided clients through crisis management situations ranging from Watchdog to Panorama.
A trustee of the Yorkshire Heartbeat Appeal, he is currently involved in helping the charity raise £150,000 towards the new cardiac unit at Harrogate District Hospital. He is also Vice Chairman of Bradford Relate and part of the team behind the Born In Bradford international medical research project.
Different was formed by Richard Chew and David Simister and since its start has gone from strength to strength.
As a high profile public relations agency based in Harrogate, Yorkshire, Different enjoys an enviable county wide reputation with full UK coverage.
Boasting a high profile client list of home grown talent, Different are well placed to give weight and enthusiasm to any PR campaign for individual clients and businesses alike.
Having sat next to each other at school, Richard and David have enjoyed a close working relationship for many years and both have a great love of journalism.
You can contact Richard and David at Different by calling 0845 389 2626 or you can send a confidential email by clicking here.
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