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Who sent the first press release via e-mail in the UK?

Somebody asked me today who sent the first press release via e-mail in the UK? I’ve always given that accolade to Frank O’Mahony, the then Apple UK PR Manager in 1990. I claimed the number 2 spot a month  or so after Frank – at least according to what Jack Schofield wrote at the time. […]

Somebody asked me today who sent the first press release via e-mail in the UK? I’ve always given that accolade to Frank O’Mahony, the then Apple UK PR Manager in 1990. I claimed the number 2 spot a month  or so after Frank – at least according to what Jack Schofield wrote at the time.

However, I’m more than happy to be told otherwise. Anybody got any ideas?

One reply on “Who sent the first press release via e-mail in the UK?”

I was wondering if it possibly might have been Mike Hardwidge – not sure when he started doing PR, but he was involved in selling really early email systems, certainly in the 1980s, maybe even the late 1970s. Unfortunately, there’s no way to ask him…

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