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I’m a Celeb Get Me Hired

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Transition from “I’m a Celeb, Get Me Out Of Here” to “I’m a spokesperson, please hire me”…

We now know who the winner of “I’m A Celeb” is, but what happens next? Who is going to be hitting the screens and soundwaves with the PR pound behind them? As you may have seen on Sunday, Harry Redknapp was crowned king of the jungle, replacing his predecessor Georgia “Toff” Toffolo.

Harry of course is known for his career in the world of football, first as a player and more recently as a manger of clubs such as Tottenham, QPR and Birmingham City.  The public adored Harry’s laid-back cheeky character and his joking with campmates about his upbringing in East London and his love of jam roly-poly.  Emily Atack the self-proclaimed ‘princess of the jungle’ was the runner up this year, her down to earth personality really shining through in the jungle.

All the stars had their fair share of trials, whether that be the Dingo Dollar challenge to gain a treat for the camp, or the Bushtucker trials which sees the celebs come face to face with their fears to earn meals for the camp. Some of the best moments of the show comes from these trials. But with life in the jungle now but a memory, what will this experience do for their career options in PR?

As we mentioned in our previous blog, past winners have gone onto be big names in the world of media. The likes of Toff, Sam Queke, Vicky Pattison, Joel Dommett and Scarlett Moffat have all gone on to be  prominent in the world of broadcast.   So what potential do this year’s campmates have? We’re going to take a look at what some of them would be good for.

Harry Redknapp:

  • Perfect for all things football related. After all, he was a manager and player for almost half a century.
  • Anything to do with children or grandchildren. He admitted on the show they were the main reason for entering the jungle.
  • Marriage and family life. Harry and his wife Sandra have been married since 1967.

Emily Atack:

Best known for her role as Charlotte in Channel 4 sit com, Inbetweeners.

  • Emily would be a great spokesperson for any campaigns to do with body image. She’s spoke a lot in camp about her body, the pressures beauty magazines put on young women, models being problems young women face in the world of beauty magazines and photoshop.
  • She’s funny and articulate so could speak on other “lifestyle” topics, as long as she has a genuine interest in them.  (Broadcasters soon detect if a paid ambassador is only there for the money!)

John Barrowman:

Actor best known for his work on shows ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Torchwood’.

  • John and his husband Scott Gill have been married since 2013. John has always been prominent gay rights advocate, previously working for Stonewall, a gay rights organisation in the UK.
  • Like Emily, he’s a born entertainer and that’s what broadcast is all about. He’d be great for a chat on a radio day.

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