NUJ Press & PR


NUJ PR & Communications branch
c/o NUJ HQ 72 Acton Street, London, WC1X 8NB.
0207843 3700.

PR & Communications Branch Organiser: Fiona Swarbrick 0208 843 3729

Chair: John Millington

Vice-Chairs: Monica Foot and Mick Holder (job share) 0208 223 0712

Branch Secretary: Mark Whitehead 07906720141

Branch Treasurer: Carmel McHenry

Assistant Secretary: Sian Jones 07793314249

Newsletter Editor: Lisa Browne

Membership and Recruitment/Retention Officer: Mark Whitehead

Branch Equality Officer: Carmel McHenry 0207 226 5501

Welfare Officer and DM Convenor: Debbie Cavaldoro

Sector NEC member: Sian Jones

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Future branch meetings 2016

New Venue until further notice: London Welsh Centre, 157-163 Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8UE. The building is fully accessible. The nearest tube/station is King's Cross/St Pancras International.

Meetings: Wednesdays 6.30pm 10 May, 14 June and 12 July.


Journalists barred from first Kensington Council meeting since Grenfell
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Journalists have been barred from tonight’s meeting of Kensington Council’s cabinet – the first to be held since the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Young journalists' survey: Half start on less than £20k, 15 per cent say shorthand most important skill
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Nine out of ten journalists under 30 said they believe young people see journalism as an “attractive career”, according to a new survey.
The Welsh Government has spent more than £10m on PR and marketing over the past three years
Monday, June 26, 2017
But they says it is 'staggeringly naïve' of the Conservative party to use the figures as criticism
Healthcare communications to journalists “on life support”
Monday, June 26, 2017
Only 2% of journalists surveyed find information provided by pharma 'trustworthy'
HP diversity targets for PR and ad agencies appear to be working, says comms chief
Thursday, June 22, 2017
HP's move to ask its agencies to employ more women in leadership positions appears to be working, according to its comms chief - who said sometimes both stick and a carrot is needed to encourage change.
How Jeremy Corbyn beat Theresa May in the social media election war
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Jeremy Corbyn beat Theresa May in the social media election war, figures reveal today.