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, 14 November. and 10 December pre Xmas party meeting 6.15pm. Meetings at NUJ HQ, Headland House, 72 Acton Street, Kings Cross, London WC1.

2019 Annual General Meeting 6.30pm 16 January 2019 Welsh Centre, 157-163 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8UE.


NEW Hundreds of influencers warned by ASA
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
'Between 200 and 300' social media influencers have been contacted by the UK ad watchdog.
NEW Council set to scrap in-house newspaper four years late
Thursday, January 10, 2019
A city council is finally set to scrap its own in-house newspaper four years after it pledged it would do so.
NEW 'Shockingly inaccurate', 'wholly unfair', 'naive' - pros slam PR episode of The Media Show
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
PR professionals are up in arms about how the industry has been characterised on a public relations episode of BBC Radio 4's The Media Show.
NEW 'There's a mentality of no room for the weak. This has to stop' - survey reveals PR's mental health challenge
Monday, January 07, 2019
The PR industry is making progress in tackling mental illness among its practitioners, but a new survey by PRWeek and the PRCA has found significant room for improvement.
Over 100 black journalists urge editors to improve diversity
Saturday, December 22, 2018
The collective says individuals from underrepresented groups need to be hired in newsrooms to ensure journalism reflects the society it serves
'We need male as well as female change agents' - Women in PR UK names first 'ambassadors'
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Women in PR (WIPR) UK has recruited ten senior industry figures - male and female - as its first "ambassadors".