Spreading the good news of what is happening in your church is an essential part of being a positive and active presence in your local community.

One of the primary ways of doing this is getting your stories published in the local press and broadcast media channels by submitting a press release.

It's easier than you might think, but familiarising yourself with these simple guidelines and putting together a good press release will help you to get your stories out in to the local community.

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If you don’t have a list of contacts for your preferred media and need some advice, we are here to help. Please contact the Diocesan Communications Manager on 01904 699530 or comms@yorkdiocese.org.


Dealing with a crisis

How we deal with crises is often more important than how they came about. If you find yourself in a tricky situation and are being contacted by the press please contact the Diocesan Communications Manager for advice on 01904 699530 or comms@yorkdiocese.org.

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If you get a call from a Reporter or Journalist that makes you feel uncomfortable: