Fiona Scott is a journalist, media consultant, videographer and tv producer/director. She has worked in the media for almost 30 years including working for ITV, BBC & Comic Relief.
Some of the programmes she’s managed include multiple regional award-winning current affairs series West Eye View, political show The West This Week, antiques and collectibles shows The Bargain Hunters and Beat The Dealer. On the national stage, she’s worked on The One Show and Flog It! She’s also often a guest producer for ITV Wales and she won the award for the Best Regional Television Feature in the British Asian Media Awards 2013.
After setting up her media consultancy in 2009, she’s offered media advice to many companies both large and small including Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service, Kream London, Systemagic, John Williams Heating Services, Medikas, Sinclair Pharma, Galderma, Haines Watts Swindon, Sales Coaching Solutions and Bevirs Solicitors.
(She was also part of the team who helped raise the profile of the biggest cooperatively owned solar park in Europe – Westmill Solar Cooperative, Oxfordshire. As a result £6 million in community shares was raised in six weeks – the target was £4 million.
Today as her business is growing she works with associate writers and media professionals offering a range of different ways to tell stories and share news, which can be tailored to budget and need. All of her associates act under her guidance and direction.
Her approach to PR is to act as a journalist using strategy behind story-telling – with contacts and skills to gain credible and valuable editorial, advertorial or paid-for advertising for a business or individual on and offline.
Outside the work environment, Fiona is married to Steve and they have four children, three girls and a boy, ages ranging from 22 to eight. She’s a huge fan of reading and of the cinema, a film addict. She has a passion for antiques and collectibles and is an avid bargain hunter especially for things which are quirky or interesting. She loves local history and has researched her own family history back to the 1100s. She has a number of celebrities she’s worked with who are now friends. Ethically she believes in honesty and truth – even if that truth is difficult. Her family are her top priority in all of her life decisions.