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


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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