Tara Craig

Journalist and editor

An experienced journalist and editor, I have covered everything from airport terminal architecture to employment prospects for reformed drug addicts.

I write both features and news.

I am a former deputy editor on Passenger Terminal World, and have held positions at Personnel Today, The Grocer and Brewers' Guardian, as well as spending six months on a contract basis at Management Today. I have also written for Harpers, PMLiVE, Air Cargo Week, Women's Walking and The Friend, a Quaker magazine.

I have podcasting, subbing and proofreading experience, too.

You can contact me at [email protected].

Women's Walking
Worldwide Walkers

Women walk for all sorts of reasons. Five of them explain why.

Call of Doodie

For Lasham's Site-Equip, it was 'community spirit as usual' when the storms hit.

Breaking Bad (Guys)

PANIU's little yellow triangle takes on the criminal gangs.

Pharmaceutical Market Europe
The future shape of pharmacy

Few if any stakeholders will argue that the pharmacy sector needs to change. Recent years have seen a series of reports and proposals to that effect, but there has been little evidence of large-scale progress.

Brewers' Guardian
Plastic fantastic?

Do plastic kegs work? The debate rumbles on (Photo by Timothy Dykes on Unsplash)

Brewers' Guardian
Barry Axcell: the appliance of science

Looking back over 35 years in brewing, SABMiller's outgoing group chief brewer Barry Axcell is clear - if characteristically modest - about his main achievements.

The Grocer
Top Products

The Grocer’s 58-page Top Products Survey 2010 in association with Nielsen

Personnel Today
James Caan: Enter the dragon

Dragons’ Den star James Caan claims that without investing in people, he would never have made his millions


New FDA guidance for advertising

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published draft guidance addressing the use of prescription drug names in advertising and promotional labelling 'Product Name Placement, Size, and Prominence in Advertising and Promotional Labeling' will, when finalised, replace the guidance of the same title issued on January 25, 2012.

Publicis buys South Africa's Synergize

Publicis Groupe has taken over Synergize, a South African digital search marketing company. The acquisition is the second made by Publicis in emerging markets in recent months following the purchase of India's Beehive Communications in October. It gives Publicis a strong foothold in South Africa, which is ranked as the eighth fastest growing advertising market in the world between 2013 and 2016.

ABPI reprimands for four pharma firms

Allergan, Shire Pharmaceuticals, Gedeon Richter and Sanofi have been named and shamed for breaching the ABPI Code of Practice for the Pharmaceutical Industry. Publicly reprimanded by the Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority, Allergan successively failed to comply with an undertaking, continuing to claim that Vistabel/Botox was clinically more potent than Bocouture/Xeomin.

Grey/Ogilvy alliance wins two GSK accounts

WPP's GO Team is the new agency-of-record for two of GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) top antacid brands. GO - an alliance between Grey and Ogilvy - will provide integrated consumer communications, including TV, print and digital advertising, for GlaxoSmithKline's antacid brands Tums and Eno. Previously Grey was agency-of-record for Tums and Ogilvy was agency-of-record for Eno.

Langland leads Global Award winners

The Langland team with their awards UK-based marketing agency Langland was named 'agency of the year' for the third time in a row at the recent Global Awards to recognise excellent in healthcare communications on an international scale. A major integrated campaign by Langland also won the Grand Global award in the Professional Healthcare category for its work for Idis.

Publicis adds Heartbeat to portfolio

Publicis Groupe has acquired the digital agency Heartbeat Ideas, merging it with its Saatchi Health agencies in the US. Founded in 1998, Heartbeat has a staff of 90, divided between offices in New York and California. Clients included Galderma, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, Pfizer, Sanofi, Teva and XenoPort.

US obesity campaign launches

New campaign aims to encourage Americans to discuss weight issues with their healthcare providers.

Incisive Health launches to focus on comms in health policy

Founded by trio behind MHP Health Mandate (Left to right: Bill Morgan, Mike Birtwistle, Sarah Winstone) The trio behind agency MHP Health Mandate has reunited to create new London-based health policy and communications consultancy Incisive Health.

Gedeon Richter falls foul of ABPI

Hungarian pharma company found to have breached Code of Practice Gedeon Richter has been found to have breached the UK pharma industry's Code of Practice, according to the the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI).

Salix wins rheumatology contract

Comms agency to produce Simple Tasks awareness campaign for British Society for Rheumatology Following a three-way pitch, Salix Consulting will produce the British Society for Rheumatology's (BSR) Simple Tasks campaign, which aims to highlight the need for early recognition and referral, particularly among young people.

Edinburgh Gin spices up autumn

Just three years since launching, small batch specialist Edinburgh Gin has added a third flavour to its portfolio – Spiced Orange.

Brewers' Guardian
Founders thinks big

Michigan-based Founders to spend $26m on expansion