We are currently taking the majority of UK media enquiries by email. Please contact the relevant Media Manager via email or contact media@amnesty.org.uk during both office and out of office hours.

The office is closed at the moment. To call one of the team please dial 07721 398984.

Niall Couper (Head of Media, PR and Supporter Communications)

Niall Couper (Head of Media, PR and Supporter Communications)

Niall heads up the Media, PR and Supporter Communications department at Amnesty UK. He is the lead on media strategy, internal communications, our corporate partnerships and reputation issues. He represents Amnesty UK at a global level on our international communications groups. Niall also oversees the Supporter Communications team.
Contact Niall on 07436 352088 or niall.couper@amnesty.org.uk
Twitter: @niallcouper

Cora Bauer (Media and PR Manager – Global Campaigns)

Cora Bauer (Media and PR Manager – Global Campaigns)

Cora leads on Amnesty’s media work in the UK on the organisation’s global campaigns, which are currently I Welcome (refugees and migrant rights) and Brave (human rights defenders). She also leads Amnesty’s response to the climate crisis. She is also Amnesty UK’s media contact for the organisation’s global annual report. Cora leads on UK media enquiries relating to Europe, South America, Central America, the Caribbean and Oceania.
Contact Cora on 07423 714357 or cora.bauer@amnesty.org.uk
Twitter: @corabauer

Harriet Garland (Media and PR Manager – UK News)

Harriet Garland (Media and PR Manager – UK News)

Harriet works Monday to Wednesday. She leads on all media enquiries relating to UK news and in particular issues concerning Brexit, and the Human Rights. She is also the organisation’s main media contact for political enquiries. She also leads on Amnesty’s PR work around books.
Contact Harriet on 07436 360062 or harriet.garland@amnesty.org.uk 

Neil Durkin (Media and PR Manager – Crisis Response)

Neil Durkin (Media and PR Manager – Crisis Response)

Neil leads on UK media enquiries relating to the Middle East, North America, Russia, torture and the death penalty.
Contact Neil on 07436 352088 or at neil.durkin@amnesty.org.uk
Twitter: @Niluccio

Rachel Reilly (Media and PR Manager – News)

Rachel Reilly (Media and PR Manager – News)

Rachel works Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. She covers breaking human rights news stories for UK, Africa, Asia and South and Central America.
Contact Rachel on rachel.reilly@amnesty.org.uk
Twitter: @RachelReilly

Laurie Hanna (Media and PR Manager – News)

Laurie Hanna (Media and PR Manager – News)

Laurie works Thursdays and Fridays. He covers breaking human rights news stories for UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and South and Central America. Laurie is currently on secondment at Amnesty’s International Secretariat and will be returning in January.
Contact Laurie on laurie.hanna@amnesty.org.uk
Twitter: @lauriehanna

Ella Berny (Media and PR Manager – Features, Events and Regional)

Ella Berny (Media and PR Manager – Features, Events and Regional)

Ella leads on our media work on Women’s rights and LGBTI rights. Ella leads on UK media enquiries relating to Africa. She is also the contact for our annual Media Awards, our Student Media Summit as well as our work with Women in Media. She also runs our regional media programme. Ella is currently on maternity leave.