News

Please note that I do not report on all activity, especially private business projects, consultations or meetings.

October 2017

Jordan judges and presents the Holistic Therapist Magazine Awards at Beauty Olympia 2017 with Jason Firmager.

Jordan presents a 30-minute workshop for facial fitness and face yoga at Beauty Olympia on the Nutrition and Wellbeing stage.

September 2017

Jordan writes corporate script and does voice over for Wilmott Dixon.

Jordan is appointed to consult and subedit new magazine: Family First.

Jordan mentored inventor Jason Perkins on a comic project: Ridge Moster.

Marc wants to help you #GetJeansFit for Jeans for Genes Day on 22nd September, so here is the Workout Plan – Day one…

Marc Dressen teams ups with comedian Romesh Ranganathan for a squat competition to raise awareness for the charity. Find out more on Coach Magazine website.

Marc Dressen supports #JeansforGenes – you can buy his t-shirt here: Wear Jeans Change Lives.

Have you read the Go Think Big article Jordan features in to support people sleeping on a Sunday evening? Click here to read. Go Think Big.

Jordan voices for HF digital hub corporate video.

August 2017

Jordan is asked to be one of the expert judges for Holistic Therapist Magazine Awards 2017.

Vicki Lord does American Red-Indian inspired shoot at Preston Court in Kent.

July 2017

Vicki Lord releases brand new look academy and dates for her Habia-approved classic bridal hair course.

@HemsleyFraser recognised as one of the leading online learning libraries: Personnel Today. and as one of the top twenty online learning libraries by Training Industry.

Marc Dressen has teamed up with #JeansforGenes to support the good cause and encourage sport in 2017.

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f-ACT Magazine launches giving International Inspirational for Canberra. Taking submission now visit: https://f-actmagazine.com/submission/

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June 2017

Hemsley Fraser Training Video: How to Tackle Tiredness and Disengagement at Work

A Different Kind of Woman interview is aired on Sky:

Marc Dressen’s new show reel is available on his YouTube channel:

 

Kelli Waldock shoots with designer wear for new mums, Vicca Bond.

May 2017

Vicki teams up with Anne-Marie Simak and Dawn-Marie Jones for a hair and beauty shoot.

Vicki wears Karen Millen dress on QVC presenting about the new mint coloured compact T3 hairdryer.

Jordan models Vicca Bond designer wear for mothers.

A Different Kind of Woman interview Jordan, Vicki Lord, Dawn-Marie Jones and Kelli Waldock.

Jordan arranges a press shoot photo shoot with photographer Dawn-Marie Jones at Cherry Bomb Studio in London.

Access@PortalPR.net email address has finally been deleted, please contact me using: PR@JordanMartin.biz or Jordan@SuperModelHero.com

April 2017

Vicki Lord was back on QVC to talk about the Compact T3 Hair dryer.

Uncool Adam releases track, buy for just 0.79p or $.099 on iTUNES.

Marc Dressen launches #300pushup Challenge with Men’s Health online magazine: Here is the first video:

Marc shoots with Jeans for Genes in preparation to work with them in support of children born with life-altering genetic disorders.

Jordan interviews CEO of Mental Health First Aid.

Marc appears on The Chrissy B Show again, taking about healthy, feel-good foods:

#IamChiChi commercial is aired on television, with Kelli Waldock’s English Rose make-up on the supporting artists, and Vicki’s iconic Mohawk. V-Team member Damien Hill also worked with Vicki Lord on model’s and supporting artists. See the commercial below:

March 2017

Kelli Waldock featured article on Bridal Magazine website.

Hemsley Fraser Training Video: The Modern Way to Work with Remote Teams

Vicki Lord does hair on Chi Chi London Commercial, and Kelli Waldock is booked as additional make-up artist.

Vicki sets-up Hair Clinic on YouTube starting with the Rope Braid Tutorial with model Megan:

Vicki is working on material and images for her Habia approved courses and some new accredited workshops.

More post-event press goes out for the #Esimbi gala.

February 2017

Marc Dressen Appears on The Chrissy B Show as fitness expert:

A Different Kind of Woman airs footage from the Esimbi gala on Sky.

Vox Africa cover the Esimbi event:

Vicki Lord has new showreel edited:

Marc Dressen does an interview series with Star Bride Films:

Part 1 His Story of Starting Out


Part 2 Psychology and Motivation 

Part 3 10 Top Tips 13 mins

The Bridal Bird Shoot conceived by Jordan and Vicki Lord, and shot my photographer Dawn Jones is published in County.Wedding magazines.

Jordan works with training provider on conceptual script writing.

Celebrating the #ESIMBI first year gala at One Whitehall Place in London, (venue changed from original Home House) with press, VIPs, and celebrities. Vicki and the V-Team do the hair and Kelli Waldock is head make-up artist. There will be a case study on this project soon. Also see the blog for updates.

Kelli does a beauty shoot at her salon with Samantha Jones Photography and Vicki Lord, photos to share soon… But here is an amazing before and after transformation using Airbase Airbrushing Foundation, Jordan created a mood board based on the wedding make-up of Kim Kardashian. Kelli’s aim is to bring out the beauty in her clients, and is proud to showcase her talent as a make-up artist without having edited images. “I don’t need photo airbrushing, when I use airbrushing make-up.

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Vicki is featured hair expert for Amara magazine and bridal hair trends for 2017.

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Tina Lobondi has interview on Sino radio, talking about fashion and the Esimbi gala, you can listen to this below:

Jordan proofs a new dark comedy book that will be published by the authors on Amazon Kindle in the next couple of months.

Pick n Melt candles team up with Esimbi with limited-edition candles.

January 2017

Marc collaborates with Prozi TV and shares 5 Primal Movements:

Marc Dressen says “No More Vlog” – don’t worry he is going to be uploading more fitness and nutritional content on his youtube channel, but is stopping his daily vlog.

Jordan is still updating areas of this new website – thank you for your patience… it has been a busy few months with clients.

Kelli Waldock publishes new prices on her website.

Vicki appears as expert host on QVC, talking about Ogario haircare products.

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Vicki talks about Ogario

Jordan does more corporate voiceovers for training provider.

Marc stars on Sky’s LoveTalk TV as a fitness expert, he also makes a healthy smoothy of presenter Helena.

Marc is interviewed on Muslim TV for The Health Show.

Vicki is the official backstage hairdresser at The Wedding Fair in London, ExCel.

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December 2016

At the point of Portal PR being 7 years to the day, the Managing Director, Jordan Martin rebrands to JordanMartin.biz ready for January 2017.

Marc Dressen is recognised as one of the recommended personal trainers in Central London by reputable Personal Training course provider, Discovery Learning.

Vicki Lord has published news on Your Kent Wedding  Magazine website.

Kelli Waldock reaches over 100 votes on BrideBook.co.uk.

Jordan organises and directs a photo shoot for Marc Dressen, check out behind the scenes video:

November 2016

Portal PR organises a photoshoot for Marc Dressen at Jump Studio, shot by Darren Brade.

Portal PR is appointed by Harley Street Hypnotherapist Malminder Gill for PR and media advice.

Kelli Waldock has news article on Your Kent Wedding.

October 2016

Portal PR is appointed by Marc Dressen, exclusive London-based personal trainer.

Portal PR is reappointed by ESIMBI to celebrate the 1 year anniversary.

Jordan is hired to present internal training videos for Hemsley Fraser.

Kelli launches her YouTube channel.

Vicki Lord and Kelli Waldock present bridal style tips on LoveTalk TV.

Vicki Lord debuts as QVC hair expert host for T3.

Jordan has article published in Amrita Magazine.

Jordan gives a talk on the Nutrition and Wellbeing stage at Beauty Olympia.

September 2016

Portal PR creates a new website for Vicki Lord.

Jordan has another article published in Om Yoga Magazine.

August 2016

Kelli Waldock teams up with Vicki Lord on a bridal beauty shoot, organised by Portal PR.

July 2016

Vicki Lord styles braids with the iconic Liberties fabrics, at the store’s street celebrations.

Kelli Waldock is featured on Easy Wedding online.

Jordan is confirmed as a speaker at Olympia Beauty for October 2nd 2016, talking on the Nutrition and Wellbeing stage.

Jordan has an article in Kindred Spirit Magazine.

Jordan writes a free resource for teachers and parents: Kindfulness for Kids.

Jordan has more Fitness for Two shows air on Sky’s LoveTalk TV.

Vicki’s work is published in Destination Weddings and Honeymoons Abroad Magazine.

June 2016

Kelli Waldock offers a Free beauty e-book via her website: Click HERE.

Kelli has how-to included in Hitched article. Click HERE.

May 2016

Vicki styles Shona McGarty’s Hair for the BAFTAs.

Vicki gives advice to The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy.

Jordan writes cover story for Om Yoga Magazine June issue 2016: Daily Yoga at Your Desk.

Vicki Lord’s article on Pro live goes online for Wedding Ideas Magazine.

Jordan is asked advice on parenting children with anxiety for Huffington Post.

Vicki Lord’s Bridal Hair Tips segment launches on LoveTalk TV hosted by Vicki Lord.

Theme of the month for Vicki Lord, who writes a feature on bridesmaid hairstyles for Wedding Ideas online.

Vicki Lord is asked to provide expert hair advice to Hitched Magazine for bridesmaid hair.

Kelli Waldock does a shoot with the cast of Grease.

Jordan films fitness segments with LoveTalk TV, and is sponsored by Asquith London activewear and by Jordan Fitness equipment.

April 2016

Vicki Lord presents on the Diamond stage at Pro Hair Live London; Kelli Waldock does the make-up.

Tina Lobondi is named 16th most successful women to watch in Forbes Afrique.

Portal PR work with composer Weston Brown.

Tina Lobondi is featured in Privee Magazine.

Kelli Waldock is featured on the WeddingSite.co.uk.

Kelli Waldock is featured Your Sussex Wedding on the beauty panel.

March 2016

Vicki Lord is featured in InsideKent offering hair advice for busy mum.

Jordan presents Fitness for Two on LoveTalk TV.

Owner of Portal PR, Jordan appears on The Chrissy B Show: Giving tips for New Mums: Business and Babies.

Vicki Lord gives her tips on The Chrissy B Show: Why having your hair styled helps after a break-up.

Vicki Lord trains the professionals at Wahl.

Kelli Waldock gets a regular make-up appointment with a corporate video production team.

Tina Lobondi has much exciting news, so check out her blog for who has been wearing her designs, and her latest cover on Negrissimo Magazine.

February 2016

Portal PR is reappointed by Tina Lobondi.

Kelli Waldock and Vicki Lord are featured in InsideKent and InsideSussex.

Vicki Lord has a piece on the InsideKent website.

Vicki Lord has news piece on the Your Kent Wedding website.

January 2016

Portal PR is appointed for UK PR and International PR consultancy and copywriting by leading aromatherapy brand Base Formula: the approved provider of the FHT.

Vicki Lord gets appointed Balmain’s Bridal Hair Specialist.

Vicki Lord wins UK’s Best Bridal Hairdresser 2016.

Vicki Lord has feature on Wedding Ideas.

December 2015

Portal PR secures cover for Your Kent Wedding out in January.

November 2015

Vicki Lord wins awards for Best Bridal Hairdresser for London and the South East in The National Wedding Industry Awards.

Vicki Lord wins the award for Best Bridal Hairdresser for the third year running at The Kent Wedding Awards.

October 2015

Kelli Waldock launches Environ® in her Whitstable salon, Pinkies.

Portal PR was appointed for crisis management, publicity, media liaisons and publishing services for social enterprise launch #ESIMBI.

Vicki Lord is a finalist for The Kent Wedding Awards 2015, under the hairdresser category.

Vicki Lord teams up with Batiste for a Facebook give-away.

Kelli Waldock is a finalist for The Kent Wedding Awards 2015, under the make-up artist category.

September 2015

Vicki styles the hair for creative editorial, working with Stoyanov and Jones Photography again in Bow Bunker Studios.

Vicki Lord is styling hair for a bridal beauty shoot, organised by Portal PR, using Gillian Million hair accessories.

August 2015

Kelli Waldock has a feature with Scratch Magazine at Pinkies’ Salon. Click here for the blog coverage.

Vicki Lord works with Good Housekeeping Magazine.

Vicki Lord’s real bride appears on the cover of A Kentish Ceremony.

July 2015

Portal PR relocates back to the UK.

June 2015

PPR supports Danielle Shine with the launch of her blog, and designs her striking black and orange logo.

PPR provides scriptwriter with feedback and critique on new project. For more publishing services visit Portal Publishing Room.

May 2015

Vicki Lord has business tips published on Hairdressers Journal.

Portal PR was involved with the release of Homer’s MEN, written by Australian author, E Ashby.

Vicki’s expert advice has been published on Vivien J Accessories.

Vicki has a vintage hair article published by Megan at Hitched.

PPR critiqued a short story for a competition and the writer won, and will be having their story published in the associated anthology.

Vicki Lord launches her Bridal and Editorial Hair Academy, find out more about the Habia approved 21-hour CPD course on her website.

April 2015

Vicki Lord’s hair creation and Kelli Waldock’s nail applications for avant garde shoot are collection of the day on Hairdressers Journal online.

Vicki Lord styles hair for ‘real’ bride on featured wedding on Love My Dress.

Kelli Waldock has tutorial for how to achieve retro bridal makeup published by Hitched.

Vicki Lord does Jodie Kidd’s hair for event.

March 2015

Vicki Lord has a shoot tutorial and another amazing shoot featured in the UK’s only fully interactive wedding magazine Ultimate Wedding Magazine.

Kelli Waldock has improved her website for visitors, plus started her blog: CLICK

February 2015

Vicki Lord writes a hair article on trending vintage hairstyles for InsideKENT Magazine.

Vicki Lord styled Shona McGarty’s and Lorna Fitzgerald’s hair for Eastender’s Live 30th Anniversary.

A manuscript that Portal PR structurally edited for new Australian author has been accepted by a USA-International publisher.

Portal PR has been appointed by Kent-based make-up artist and salon owner Kelli Waldock. To find out more about the new client go to the Home page.

January 2015

Happy 40th birthday to Vicki Lord.

Vicki Lord had fun creating bed hair when working with Sony Pictures on the Blu-ray & DVD release of the comedy Sex Tape, starring Cameron Diaz and Jason Segal, out on Boxing Day. Read more on Vicki’s blog.

December 2014

Portal PR sees the end of a great working relationship with Holistic Therapist Magazine, after helping launch the publication and website in November 2011.

November 2014

Congratulations to Vicki Lord, who wins The Kent Wedding Awards 2014 for category of best hair stylist.

Vicki Lord is a Regional Finalist for The 2015 Wedding Industry Awards.

October 2014

Vicki Lord has made it through as a finalist for The Kent Wedding Awards.

HTM impress at camexpo 2014 with their business clinics.

September 2014

Holistic Therapist Magazine prepare for their new Business Clinic at camexpo 2014, happening on October 4th and October 5th at the new venue of Olympia, London.

Vicki Lord is still underway with bridal season, and has re-entered The Kent Wedding Awards 2014, after winning The Kent Wedding Awards 2013. She has also had more work published including another article on Dotty Vintage Wedding.

kNot: Entanglement with a Celebrity has been published via Portal Publishing Room, on Kindle format, and available from Amazon.

Portal PR is working with new Australian author providing a full structural edit of her chic-lit debut novel.

August 2014

Holistic Therapist Magazine appoints a new editor, Louise Everett – to contact her directly email: louise@holistictherapistmagazine.com

Vicki Lord works her hair magic at Claridges for a Figleaves event.

Portal PR adds Portal Publishing Room to the website, and will be developing this area of the business over the coming future.

Vicki Lord has an article published on Dotty Vintage Wedding, for more of Vicki’s news head to her blog.

July 2014

Issue 11 of Holistic Therapist Magazine is out now: to find out what is in the issue head to their website.

June 2014

Vicki Lord attends wedding dress designer Ian Stuart’s Bluecoat store launch in Victoria, London. Head to her blog for more of her news.

May 2014

After much planning and anticipation Holistic Therapist Magazine have launched their new business training workshops for therapists.

Vicki Lord styles Shona McCarty’s Hair for The British Soap Awards 2014.

April 2014

Portal PR has been editing and working on writing projects.

March 2014

Holistic Therapist Magazine launches its new look website, and is open to contributions for suitable and relevant online content.

February 2014

Portal PR edits another manuscript for a publishing pitch.

January 2014

Holistic Therapist Magazine starts the new year with a new editor – Amy Scholfield.

December 2013

Portal PR advices new author and provides a full structural edit of final manuscript… The author is currently in talks with a publisher.

Portal PR is now working with fashion and fitness photographer, Tina Nikolovski.

November 2013

Portal PR reunites with Vicki Lord session stylist.

October 2013

After being an integral part of the launch of Holistic Therapist Magazine in 2010; Jordan of Portal PR has changed her role from Managing Editor to Online Editor and PR Manager.

Portal PR have directed another cover shoot for the New Year issue of HTM, working creatively with photographer/model Tina Nikolovski.

June 2013

Jordan mentors a group of wannabe models and has an expert place on the judging panel for Face of Alice Be Curious final.

March 2013

Portal PR launches a new design website for makeup artist Aleysha Mawani. 

January 2013

Portal PR operates from Canberra, Australia until June 2015.

January 2010-December 2012 is Archived News, so for more information please contact me on PR@JordanMartin.biz or check out my Portfolio of Work.