Cian creative pr is a business which brings together an unusual blend of talent and experience at a senior level in public relations, journalism, creative design and digital. See www.cian-pr.co.uk

Director Chris Jennings has a passion for writing which stretches right back to his schooldays.

After graduating with an English Literature and History degree he qualified as a journalist in 1995, working in a number of roles for weekly, evening and morning newspapers in the North-East including The Journal, Newcastle, where he was deputy news editor.

He then moved into public relations, establishing new, high performing in-house PR departments in local government and the further education industry from scratch. As a member of the senior management team at Northumberland College he formed a new marketing department which secured two national awards in its first 18 months.

Chris brings an innovative and flexible approach which delivers major reputational, organisational and financial benefits. Always looking to self development, he became a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations after obtaining the industry's highest level qualification, the CIPR Diploma, in 2006.

He has also edited popular monthly community magazine Pont News & Views in Ponteland since launching it in 2005.

Away from the office, Chris enjoys performing as a percussionist, is a Newcastle United season ticket holder, loves travelling and spending time with his fantastic family.