Lincoln PR firm welcomes new junior account executive

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PR and marketing agency Shooting Star is expanding its team in Lincoln with the appointment of a new junior account executive.

Nikhita Keshwara, 22, studied Broadcast Journalism at Nottingham Trent University and achieved a first-class honours degree. Having completed a paid three-month internship with Shooting Star, Nikhita has now become a permanent member of the team.

Shooting Star, which has offices in Lincoln and Bristol, works for public and private-sector clients from a wide range of industries including hospitality and tourism, property, retail and manufacturing.

Working alongside account manager Mike Shields, Nikhita is responsible for writing and issuing news releases, researching and building media databases, monitoring and updating social media and copywriting for various clients.

Mike said: “We’re proud to welcome Nikhita to Shooting Star on a permanent basis. She has proved to be very capable so far and has fitted straight into the team.”

Nikhita, who lives in Metheringham, is the third intern to secure a permanent position with Shooting Star.

Speaking about her appointment, Nikhita said: “It’s an exciting time to work for Shooting Star and I’m looking forward to continuing to work alongside a very talented and knowledgeable team in my new role.”