Behind The Bubble – Amy Swallow

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.

Amy Swallow – Account Manager

What was your first job?
My first job was as a nanny, I was 18 and had to look after a 4-month-old and 5-year-old. Being a big kid myself, I let them run riot in their huge house, it was great!

What did you want to be when you were growing up?
I wanted to be a vet. I would make my own vet practice in my bedroom, dress my cat in bandages and walk around with in mini scrubs which my mum made me. I love animals and I am obsessed with David Attenborough and any nature documentary. I also aspire to own a sausage dog called Baguette.

Soundtrack of your life?
Well it has to be Earth Wind and Fire – September! I’m a HUGE 70’s and 80’s fan, that is all I listen to, my Spotify is filled with pure golden oldies. September gets me in the best mood ever!

Biggest pet peeve
Laziness! I’m not a lazy person and I don’t adjust well to lazy people around me. I like to think I have a ‘get up and go’ attitude which I consider a good thing!

What is one thing you’re learning and why is it important?
One thing I’m learning is to slow down and have ‘me time’, whether that be in the gym or with a facemask on the sofa. I often find myself exhausted by Friday as I commit to too many plans in the week, so I’m learning to say no and just chill out instead.

Favourite phrase; English and another language
‘Think smarter not harder’ – I have to thank fellow Bubble, Louise for that one!

What is your guilty pleasure?
Simply Red. I know it’s weird, but I have a huge soft spot for Mick Hucknall. Maybe it is because we’re both gingers, so we have a connection, but his silky-smooth voice sings to me!

What is your most used emoji?
I always use my personalised bitmoji, who wears a crown, obviously.

Do you have a hidden talent?
Karaoke. I like to think I’m a great singer and I often find someone to do a duet with, my go to songs include Fernando by Abba, Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen and Barcelona by Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé.

Do you have an industry idol, if so who? And why?
My industry idol is Anne Louise at Avid. Having graduated from the Rise Mentoring Programme, she was my mentor and I loved getting to know her as well as receiving some great advice, structure and guidance during the scheme. Thank you, lovely Anne-Louise!

What is your favourite thing about being a Bubble?
My favourite thing about being a Bubble is the respect that we have within the industry. Of course, everyone recognises our infamous striped shirts, people know immediately who you work for and I feel so proud to wear my stripes!


A Few Kind Words...

Catherine Watling – Visual Data
Visual Data - Catherine Watling

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
CVP - Mark Forth

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
Masstech - Nik Forman

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
The Media Production and Technology Show - Charlotte Wheeler

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
Primestream - Robert Lisman

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
Signiant - Jon Finegold

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
PHABRIX - Kimberley Zajicek

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.