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Exprience Counts: Mike's strengths are in Media Relations, Communications Management, Community Engagement, Newsletter & Website Publications, Political Knowledge, Issues & Crisis Management - and personalised Media Training. He also works occasionally on Film & Video Script Writing for production houses.

Mike is an adviser on promotional marketing & public relations to Winestate Magazine, Australia's longest published specialist wine industry publishing company.  Since 1978 Winestate remains the leading independent Wine Magazine in Australia.

On behalf of client projects, he has won multiple communication awards: National Society of Business Communicators (SBC) Gold 'Serif' Awards for campaign management, print or video projects between 1986 and 1998. In 1995 he received an Award for Communications Excellence from the Australian Marketing Institute in SA.

 

He has earned a series of National and State awards from Public Relations and Communications professional bodies for projects displaying these skills. The awards reflect an ability to determine client and market needs and to provide workable and economical means of communicating concepts or facts by multiple, direct means.

Mike was the first Public Relations practitioner to twice win the PRIA (SA) Excellence Award's highest local citation, the Laurenti-Ellicott Award in 1991 and 1995. 

Corporate & Training videos he produced and/or scripted with SA company Light Image Films have won Creative & Gold Excellence Awards at the 1991 and 1998 US Industrial Film & Video Festival. He won the National PRIA 'Golden Target' Award in 1991 and was runner up in 1995.

Mike O'Reilly is a Registered Political Lobbyist in South Australia and has positive contacts within all sides of the political spectrum. He has the rare benefit of having appeared before a Parliamentary Select Committee investigating government procurement standards, in which he fully satisfied the committee of MPs of his company's financial and professional credibility.

Over the years he has advised individuals and companies on their need to perform honestly and openly in this high pressure political environment where no lawyers are permitted - and where 'no comment' can see you held for contempt of parliament! 

 
Magill, South Australia 5072 Telephone All Hours 0414 882 505