Communications & reputation consultancy

Communications & reputation consultancy


STONES PR offers a supportive approach to media, PR and crisis consultancy.

We succeed by devising clear communication strategies, building close working partnerships and applying authentic human qualities in the course of our work.

We look for strong accord before agreeing to work with clients, believing compatible standards and qualities make for the most productive relationships.

The Way We Work

Stones PR’s background in media puts acute news sense and compelling storytelling at the heart of all it does. 

Whether orchestrating publicity, managing a crisis or creating content, these things help us harness the media and generate the coverage our clients want. 

Ours is a forensic and forward-thinking approach to media and PR work, always applied in the wider context of our clients’ long-term aims. 

We absorb our clients’ needs, make them personal to us, work hard and leave nothing to chance.

Once we’ve orchestrated brand exposure, rescued reputation or produced compelling content we celebrate our achievements for the benefits they bring to them.

 In the course of our work we collaborate with researchers, journalists, photographers, videographers, website and graphic designers, talent agents, celebrities, marketing experts, advertising agents and project planners.

We also work with defamation, intellectual property, media and entertainment lawyers, stylists and body language experts when defending reputations and protecting profiles.

Whether you need Stones PR to draft in its team of pedigree professionals or you want us to work with the media alongside yours, we’ll add the next level of knowledge and professionalism you need.

Who We Work With

Who We Work For

STONES PR works with authentic people and purposeful brands. We provide full service support and a partnership approach to help them achieve their publicity aims.

We orchestrate big ticket campaigns for ambitious SMEs, specialising in celebrity endorsements. We manage reputation for established brands while start-ups access our expertise through one-to-one consultancy and coaching clinics.

Stones PR helps individuals and families handle unwanted and uncomfortable media attention and brokers deals for story sales. We also offer subsidised rates to charities for the homeless and terminally ill.


More Background

Having grown up an English teenager in 80s Belfast, witnessing Northern Ireland’s ‘Troubles’, it came as little surprise to my family and friends when I chose a career in journalism.

Beginning at The News Letter, Ireland’s oldest newspaper, I moved to the Mirror when it set up its regional operation in Belfast.

From there, I took a move to London to work under Piers Morgan at the newspaper’s offices in Canary Wharf.

I later returned to the Mirror’s NI operation before opening a press agency in the province to sell news and features to London, Dublin and Belfast media.

In the course of my journalism career I reported from Afghanistan, was part of a successful election drive to re-elect New Labour, interviewed a raft of A-list celebrities and played an incendiary role in launching Gordon Ramsay’s showbiz career – among other war stories for another day.

In 2010, the care of an ill relative brought me to Manchester. Two years later, I settled in the city and began work as a freelance PR consultant, setting up Stones PR Ltd soon after.

Today, I provide media counsel, public relations, crisis management and content production support to some of the city’s most successful businesses, establishing them as household brands when I can.

What our Colleagues Say

  • "I’ve worked with Jonathan for a number of years across projects. He is a diligent, intelligent, consummate professional who has an immense ability to analyse complex problems well. He possesses insight into a wide range of things and as such I would trust and recommend Stones PR’s advice and guidance on precisely how to manage both the press and the public’s reaction to events, without hesitation."
    Liz Ward, Director and Founder of Virtuoso Legal

A Manchester PR AGENCY

STONES PR Ltd. is a Manchester-based PR and media consultancy.

A key player in the city’s creative ecosystem, we reside at the heart of Manchester’s media landscape, beside BBC and ITV headquarters in Media City UK.

Our offices in Media City are on the ground floor of UTC@MediaCityUK media college, where we contribute to the development of student learning, knowledge and skills and enjoy access to its studios and other extensive media facilities.

You’ll find our premises at 100 – 102 Broadway, Media City UK, Salford, Greater Manchester, M50 2UW

For directions, please call 0161 22 33 44 6 or email

Book A Consultation

Our clients receive a single point of contact and continual direct access to Stones PR as its service partner, so we’re on hand to help at all times.

If you’d like to know more about being a client of our company, you’re welcome to get in touch for an explorative chat.

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