Press Officer School

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR SCOTTISH PRESS OFFICER SCHOOL

In June we are running our first ever Press Officer School in Scotland. The day-long workshop will go over the nuts and bolts of media work - and will bring together people doing media work from across the movement in Scotland.

The day will be run by Lucy Brisbane a Scottish press officer and organiser who has experience of working in both Scotland and across the UK, alongside Matthew Butcher and Enez Nathie from NEON. We’ll also be joined by a number of Scottish journalists including Eve Livingston.

Location & Date: 12th of June 2024 in Glasgow from 09:00-17:00 (all day in-person)

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Deadline to apply

May 20, 2024

This programme's applications are now closed. Check back later to apply for the next round.

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Key outcomes

The session will include:

  • Basic press skills such as press releases and diary notes
  • Focussing on how Scottish campaigners and press officers can get UK-wide coverage
  • Interactive sessions with journalists working in the Scottish media. 

Who is this training for?

If you want to improve your media skills, meet Scotland-based journalists and press officers, and be part of a network of people working together to improve our comms skills - then this training will be for you. 

How long is this training?

The training will take place on the 12th of June from 09:00-17:00 in Glasgow at Civic House

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Application process

Please fill in this application form by the 20th of May 2024. If you have any questions about applying or about accessibility please contact enez@neweconomyorganisers.org.

Fees

This programme is free for grassroots and community organisations, and we operate a sliding scale fee for other organisations based on size and income.

Grassroots/Unpaid Organiser: Free (but a donation welcome if you have it)

Small Org (annual budget circa £100k): £150 + 20% VAT

Medium Org (annual budget circa £500k): £300 + 20% VAT

Large Org (annual budget circa £2m+): £600 + 20% VAT

Running date

12th of June 2024

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