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.


'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".
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.
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.