Marianne Sweet launched Damselfly Communications knowing how to bring together what clients need with what journalists want. Her 20 years of journalist experience, including five years as deputy editor of a regional daily enable her to achieve this.

Marianne’s industry knowledge combined with her energy and enthusiasm ensures a consistently dynamic approach. Anyone can send a press release but it takes an experience practitioner to get stories consistently published.

Her expertise is regularly sought after as a marketing lecturer at the University of Gloucestershire. 


"Marianne uses her sound journalistic background to create engaging news stories to raise the profile of her clients."

Mike Lowe -
Editor, Cotswold Life

"Marianne is an accomplished communicator who engages with the topic on an intellectual and emotional level so clients immediately feel they are getting a real insight into how to enhance the perception of their product or service. As a qualified marketer and with substantial experience at the cutting edge of media, Marianne offers a rare combination of talents and is highly valued by all who know her."

Sarah Daly -
MD Heath Avery Architects

"Marianne has made a huge impact on The Lakes and its relationship with the community. With her local knowledge and contacts and an innate understanding of what we are all about, she has forged strong and lasting relationships which will benefit all parties involved."

Giles Baker -
Director, The Lakes by yoo