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List of Gatekeepers

These are the organisations that issue press cards, with definitions of the newsgatherers they represent:


BAJ

British Association of Journalists (BAJ)
PO Box 742,
Winchester
SO23 3QB

Contact: Sarah Light – Membership and Press Card Enquiries
Please contact using the BAJ Contact Form

Tel: 020 7353 3003

Website: www.bajunion.org.uk

Covers: Journalists in all media 


BBC

Covers: TV, radio, staff and contract staff; national, regional and local 


BECTU
  • Broadcasting, Entertainment, Communications and Theatre Union (BECTU)
    New Prospect House,
  • 8 Leake Street
  • London
  • SE1 7NN
    Contact: Kash Cheeta
  • e-mail: [email protected]
  • Tel: 020 7346 0900
  • Fax: 020 7346 0901
  • Web Site: www.bectu.org.uk

Covers: Production staff and freelances in TV and radio. BECTU also covers independent TV and video production. 


British Forces Broadcasting Service
Chalfont Grove,
Chalfont St Peter,
Buckinghamshire
SL9 8TN

Contact: Jamie Gordon
e-mail: [email protected]

Web Site: www.bfbs.com

Covers: Forces News


bppa

British Press Photographers’ Association
Suite 219,
2 Lansdowne Crescent,
Bournemouth
BH1 1SA

Contact: Jeff Moore
Enquiries: Joanne Turner
e-mail: [email protected]

Web Site: www.thebppa.com

Covers: Freelance Photographers.


CH4

Channel 4
124 Horseferry Road,
London,
SW1P 2TX

Contact: Liz Hudson
e-mail: [email protected]
Tel: 0207 306 3703

Web Site: www.channel4.com/news/

Covers: Channel 4 News. 


CIOJ
  • Chartered Institute of Journalists (CIOJ)
  • PO Box 765,
  • Waltham Abbey,
  • EN8 1NT

Contact: Dominic Cooper
e-mail: [email protected]
Tel: 020 7252 1187

Web Site: www.cioj.org

Covers: Journalists in all media. 


Council of Photographic News Agencies (CPNA)
Avalon Licencing Limited
333 Portobello Road,
London,
W10 5SA.

Contact: Gary Dunn

Tel: 020 7421 6000

Covers: National and international picture agencies. 


EVCOM

Event & Visual Communication Association (EVCOM)

Unit K

Reliance Wharf,
Hertford Road,
London,
N1 5EW

Contact: Claire Fennelow
e-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 07985 251889

Web Site: www.evcom.org.uk

Covers: Users and suppliers of business communication and events.


Foreign Press Association (FPA)

Contact: Deborah Bonetti – Director

Contact: Kate McCure – Press Cards
e-mail: [email protected]

Tel 020 7792 4565

Tel: +44 7775 806105

Web Site: www.fpalondon.org

Covers: Journalists from overseas media working in the UK 

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GBN

GB News
Riverbank House,
2 Swan Lane,
London,
EC4R 3TT

Contact: Lucinda Duckett
e-mail: [email protected]

Web Site: www.gbnews.uk


GTC

The Guild of Television Camera Professionals
Briar Cottage,
Holyhead Road,
Llanfairpwll,
Gwynedd,
LL61 5YX

Contact: Andy Reik
e-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 0300 111 4123

Web Site: www.gtc.org.uk


ITN

ITN Ltd
200 Gray’s Inn Road,
London
WC1X 8XZ 

Contact: Hannah Taylor
e-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 020 7430 4895

Web Site: www.itn.co.uk

Covers: ITN News.


ITV

ITV PLC
White City,
201 Wood Lane,
London,
W12 7RU

Contact: Jacqui Bradley
e-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 07889 007 197

Web Site: www.itv.com

Covers: ITV stations


ltvn
  • Local TV Network
    Leeds Media Centre,
  • 21 Savile Mount,
  • Leeds,
  • LS7 3HZ
  • Contact: Alison Twibell
    e-mail: [email protected]

Web Site: www.localtvnetwork.org.uk

Covers: Local TV Network.


NAPA

NAPA
c/o Cavendish Press,
5th Floor, The Landing,
Blue Tower, Media City UK,
Salford,
M50 2ST

Contact: Paul Stewart
e-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 01823 240747

Web Site: www.napa.org.uk

Covers: Regional and local news agencies in the UK and overseas. 


NMA

News Media Association (NMA)
2nd Floor,
16-18 New Bridge Street,
London
EC4V 6AG

Contact: Laura Skerrett
e-mail: [email protected]

Web Site: www.newsmediauk.org

**News Media Association was formed due to a merger of the Newspaper Society and Newspaper Publishers Association**

Covers: Newspapers and their websites in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The NMA issues cards to freelance reporters and photographers whose work is known to editors.


NUJ

National Union of Journalists (NUJ)
72 Acton Street,
London
WC1X 9NB

Contact: Paul Goldstaub
e-mail: [email protected]
Tel: 0207 843 3737

Web Site: www.nuj.org.uk

Covers: Journalists in all media. The NUJ also covers freelance photographers in the Association of Photographers. 


PPA (Professional Publishers Association)

  • Chancery House
  • 53-64 Chancery Lane
  • London
  • WC2A 1QS

Contact: David Cobbald
e-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 0207 400 7506

Web Site: https://ppa.co.uk/resources/press-cards

Covers: Magazine and specialist media businesses publishing online and in print within the UK. Cards are only issued to businesses that are members of the PPA, or freelancers supported by them. Also issues cards on behalf of the BSME (British Society of Magazine Editors).


REUTERS

Thomson Reuters
30 South Colonnade,
Canary Wharf,
London,
E14 5EP

Contact: Shakeel Butt
e-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 0207 250 1122

Web Site: www.reuters.co.uk

Covers: Reuters issues to its staff only. 


SKY NEWS

Sky News
6 Centaurs Business Park,
Isleworth,
Middlesex
TW7 5QD 

Contact: Sara Sheriff
e-mail: [email protected] Tel: 020 7032 4577

Web Site: www.sky.com/skynews

Covers: Sky News television 


  • STV, 
  • Pacific Quay, 
  • Glasgow, 
  • G51 1PQ

Covers: STV


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