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DIY Press Releases - Raising Your Charity's Media Profile

Small Charities Coalition

Friday, 30 September 2016 from 10:00 to 13:00 (BST)

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DIY Press Release
raising your charity’s media profile

Through a series of practical exercises this workshop provides an introduction to media-focused PR for charities and community groups. The main aim of this workshop is to help charities maximise the impact of their press releases.

You will learn:

  • How the media works
  • What makes a good story
  • How to create powerful press releases that maximise your chances of being noticed by journalists
  • Practical ideas for getting free publicity for your cause

This is an interactive half day group workshop and participants will need to bring along a press release that can be developed as part of the session.


Trainer Bio: James Gray
James is principal consultant and trainer at Caraway, a communications and marketing agency specialising in the charity, arts and museum sectors. Before setting up Caraway in 2011, James held a range of marketing and public relations roles in national charities, arts organisations and campaigns. James has been widely quoted in the media and has written on politics and social policy for a range of national publications.

We ask that all attendees arrive 15 minutes before the workshop starts to allow for registration and ensure a timely start and the smooth running of the workshop.


You must be a member of Small Charities Coalition in order to attend this workshop. If you aren't already you can register here.

If the places have all been filled please do add your details to the waitlist and we will let you know as soon as a place becomes available.

Cancellations and Refunds:

If you cancel your place at least 2 full working days before the event takes place then you are entitled to a full refund by request. Refunds for cancellations after this point are given at the discretion of Small Charities Coalition.

If you cannot make a workshop please advise us as soon as possible. Workshops normally have a waitlist and if you notify us early enough then there's a good chance another charity can attend in your place.

Do you have questions about DIY Press Releases - Raising Your Charity's Media Profile? Contact Small Charities Coalition

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5th Floor, Shackleton House
4 Battlebridge Lane
SE1 2HX London
United Kingdom

Friday, 30 September 2016 from 10:00 to 13:00 (BST)

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Small Charities Coalition

Small Charities Coalition is a national support and networking organisation that helps trustees, staff and volunteers of small charities access the skills, tools and information they need to get going and do what they do best.

For more information visit www.smallcharities.org.uk

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