NUJ Press & PR


NUJ PR & Communications branch
c/o NUJ HQ 72 Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NB.
0207843 3700.

PR & Communications Branch Organiser: Fiona Swarbrick 0207 843 3729

Chair: John Millington

Vice Chair: Debbie Cavaldoro

Branch Secretary: Natasha Wright

Branch Treasurer: Carmel McHenry

Auditors: Charles Harkness & Barry White

Newsletter Editor: Vacant

Branch Web Managers: Mick Holder & Barry White

Branch Equality Officer: Shumon Ali-Rahman

Welfare Officer Natasha Wright

DM Convenor Anita Halpin

Sector NEC member: Sian Jones

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Branch meetings from May 2018

New Venue NUJ HQ Headland House, 72 Acton Street, London, WC1 9 NB. The building is fully accessible. The nearest tube/station is King's Cross/St Pancras International.

Meetings 2018: Wednesdays 6.30pm 10 January (AGM). 14 February (Conference business). No meeting in March. 11 April (including pre- Delegate Meeting matters) 9 May (including report back from the Delegate Meeting) 13 June, 11 July, 12 September 10 October and 14 November. Meetings at NUJ HQ, Headland House, 72 Acton Street, Kings Cross, London WC1.


NEW PR in the grips of 'overtime epidemic' - professionals work 24 extra days unpaid each year, study finds
Thursday, November 15, 2018
The PR industry is in the grips of an overtime epidemic with more than a quarter (27 per cent) of professionals working unpaid overtime on a daily basis, a groundbreaking new study shared with PRWeek has found.
'Real terms' wage drop for journalists as average salary in 2018 same as six years ago, new NCTJ survey finds
Friday, November 02, 2018
The average salary for a journalist this year has not changed since 2012, according to a major new survey, which said this suggested wages had fallen “in real terms” across the UK news industry.
So, you want my job? PR apprentice at the City of London Corporation
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Do you fancy Elhaam Sahebdin's job as PR apprentice at the City of London?
Thurrock Council loses second accuracy complaint against newspaper whose editor it has ‘blacklisted’
Friday, August 31, 2018
An Essex council has lost a second accuracy complaint against a local newspaper in the space of a month, shortly after “blacklisting” its editor over what it claims is his “vexatious and unreasonable” actions.
PR people aren't defense lawyers
Saturday, August 04, 2018
Ethical considerations should underpin all credible PR practice - not everyone deserves PR representation and black ops should not be part of the communications playbook.