Behind The Bubble – Melanie Webb

We are a fun team made up of an array of exciting personalities. Find out more about the faces behind the team in our Behind The Bubble Q&A.

Melanie Webb – PR Consultant

What was your first job?
I was 10 years old and I was in the West End show Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, at the London Palladium with Jason Donovan. My school choir was personally chosen to be in the show by Andrew Lloyd Webber. We did the show for three months and also recorded the album and video for the number one single ‘Any Dream Will Do’. It was hands down one of the best experiences of my life and I still dine out on it now!

What did you want to be when you were growing up?
An actress and performer – I think the experience mentioned above gave me a taste for it!

Soundtrack of your life?
Right now it’s ‘Lady Gaga – Stupid Love’, because my almost two year old daughter is obsessed with it and sings and dances to it on repeat every day

Biggest pet peeve?
People that don’t pick up after their dogs – if you aren’t prepared to clean up after them, don’t have one!! Also – people that park in the parent and child spaces who don’t have children.

What is one thing you’re learning and why is it important?
That everything happens for a reason and if something is meant to be, it will be. Remembering that can help to keep stress levels in check.

Favourite phrase?
As above – ‘What will be will be’. And the French expression – ‘Zut Alors!’

What is your guilty pleasure?
The Daily Mail online – isn’t it everyone’s?

What is your most used emoji? 😬 and 😩 – both almost always in relation to my children

Do you have a hidden talent?
Not really, although I have a weirdly good memory for things like other people’s car registration plates and birthdays. And before the days of mobile phones I used to know all my friends and family’s phone numbers by heart

Do you have an industry idol, if so who? And why?
I have big respect for Lorraine Heggessey – I think she was a brilliant BBC One controller – look how popular Strictly still is, and she commissioned that nearly 20 years ago – she’s really led the way for women in the industry. I also think Sally Wainwright is a fantastically talented writer.

What is your favourite thing about being a Bubble?
My favourite thing about being a Bubble is the fact that there is such a relaxed vibe -– despite the fact that everyone works so hard, and that everyone is so friendly and welcoming. Not to mention the great list of clients!

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A Few Kind Words...

Catherine Watling – Visual Data
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The Bubble team have been fantastic and the quality of the work is always exceptional – even at short notice. Our work with Bubble has produced some of the best coverage we have ever had!

Mark Forth – CVP
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Working with Bubble has been integral to a rapid improvement in the delivery of our PR and communication strategy. The entire Bubble team are always friendly and professional as well as knowledgeable and well-connected. A real joy to work with!

Nik Forman – Masstech
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Bubble are a great bunch to have on your team. The whole staff combine high degrees of professionalism and diligence with an impressive depth of industry knowledge and reach, all delivered with huge fun and energy.

Tom Rockhill – disguise
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Since working with Bubble, we have been able to target key industries and sectors in a much more strategic way, which has been instrumental the growth of our business. Bubble is an invaluable part of our team and is really helping us to drive our business presence forward both through PR and at trade shows.

Charlotte Wheeler – The Media Production and Technology Show
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Bubble Agency has worked with The Media Production Show for the last few years to provide exhibitor PR to clients and show PR to the wider industry press. We have always been impressed with their professionalism, the ability to tun around requests quickly and run our PR Lounge to a high standard during the show.

Robert Lisman – Primestream
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Bubble Agency is made up of hardworking, passionate and caring professionals. They have great knowledge of the PR world, true specialists in the broadcast and video industry and they always have great ideas to increase our exposure.

Bob Boster – Clear-Com
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One thing that really sets them apart is the depth of their relationships with the editors and the community that serves our space.

Brian Clark – NEP UK
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They're a nice, easy, straightforward, honest company to deal with.

Jon Finegold – Signiant
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As Signiant’s core market is M&E, Bubble has proven to be the perfect agency for us. They understand our market and are well-connected with the key influencers, publications and events in the industry. Day-to-day they are always on top of every detail and are a joy to work with. They are, after all, Bubbles.

Kimberley Zajicek – PHABRIX
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The Bubbles are highly knowledgeable, reliable and have become an integral part of our team. Their winning combination of industry passion and communications expertise has generated a significant increase in our media presence, both in print and online.