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: Mark Whitehead 07906720141

Branch Treasurer: Carmel McHenry

Auditors: Charles Harkness & Barry White

Newsletter Editor: Lisa Browne

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 and 11 July now not going ahead. Meetings at NUJ HQ, Headland House, 72 Acton Street, Kings Cross, London WC1.


NEW Archant group editor speaks out to defend rival newspaper over council blacklisting in 'attack' on press freedom
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
A newspaper editor who has been “blacklisted” by a local council has said he is “very grateful” for support from regional publisher Archant and industry body the News Media Association.
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.
What does the latest Ofcom report mean for PR? (Spoiler: digital isn't going anywhere)
Saturday, August 04, 2018
The Ofcom Communications Market Report 2018, published this week, tells the story of changing media consumption and behaviours in the UK. Here's what the PR industry should look at:
Majority of women in GCS do not feel supported in their careers, survey finds
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Most women in the Government Communication Service are not getting the support and help they need, according to a new survey by members of the GCS Early Talent programme.
Council comms must change to survive, experts warn
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Comms teams must adapt to modern ways of working or die, according to a new 'comms bible' produced for council chiefs by the Local Government Association, PRCA, LG Comms and the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives.