How to write an effective press release **REGISTRATION CLOSED**

Registration closed
7 September 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am

Learn how to write press releases that really work and how to maximise their impact.

This training session will give you an insight into what the press are after in a story and tips on how to get your stories published. 

The training will cover: 

  • How to think like a journalist and identify a good story 
  • How to write and structure a press release 
  • How to package the press release 
  • Common mistakes and things to avoid  
  • Who to send your press release to and when 

About the trainer:

Nick Garbutt is the editor of policy magazine ScopeNI, former editor of the Irish News and deputy editor of the Belfast Telegraph. He now has his own communications consultancy and has been heavily involved with the local voluntary sector for more than a decade. 


£25 for NICVA members, £35 for non members

Cancellation Policy

Please be aware that you may be charged if you don't attend an event you have registered for—even in the case of free to access events. Full details on NICVA cancellation policy 


£25 for NICVA members, £35 for non members


Online Session

This session will be facilitated online.  We'll provide instructions and support for participants to get setup.