With more than 20 years’ experience in media and communications, Fran is our property specialist and a skilled writer and a highly effective communicator with a proven ability to add value for clients across a range of sectors, including construction, finance, professional services and education.

As head of Cannings Purple’s Corporate Affairs team, Fran excels at identifying and leveraging opportunities to build media profile for her clients – ensuring they’re able to tell their stories, and get their messages through to the right audiences.

A WA native, Fran began her career as a newspaper journalist and remains a news addict who is unable to start her day without consuming several newspapers and at least one large coffee.

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Corporate Affairs

The battle of the giants: Facebook vs News Corp

There’s an African proverb that when elephants fight, it’s the…

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Corporate Affairs

Make an impact: Presentation training with Ray Jordan

For many, the idea of stepping on to a stage…

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Design

New Year’s Resolutions: Revisiting Brand Strategy

Every New Year, many of us make resolutions. We stretch…

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Corporate Affairs

Facebook blocks news from Australian users

Facebook has made the unprecedented move of banning Australian news…

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Corporate Affairs

Google vs Australia

Google is threatening to shut down its search engine in Australia…

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Design

The Conductor: Project managing the design studio

Have you ever watched a classical music concert and wondered…

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Corporate Affairs

Purple Conversations: Annette Ellis

In between her very busy schedule, heading our organisation and…

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Crisis Readiness

Safer Internet Day: Together for a better internet

Safer Internet Day is designed to encourage people to start…

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Corporate Affairs

Why content hubs should be part of your digital strategy

A branded content hub can be an excellent driver of new business, but it takes time to create…

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Corporate Affairs

Caretaker period: What it means for your engagement with government

With January now behind us, the WA State election is…

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