Amnesty Media Team
Out of hours: For all media enquiries outside of office hours (9am-6pm) please call 07721398984 in the first instance.
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.
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.
Contact Ella on 020 7033 1548 or at email@example.com
Laurie Hanna (Media and PR Manager - News)
Laurie leads on all UK media enquiries relating to human rights in China, Myanmar and the rest of Asia. He also covers the UK brief on Thursdays and Fridays. Laurie also sets the organisation’s morning news agenda and priorities.
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 Brave (human rights defenders and the Suffragette Spirit). 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.
Rachel Reilly (Media and PR Manager – Global Campaigns)
Rachel is working almost exclusively on the Suffragette Spirit part of Amnesty’s global Brave campaign, and as such is a priority point of contact for regional and national media on this issue alongside Cora. She is also covering for Cora with the rest of her PR brief when she is not available.
Contact Rachel on 020 7033 1671 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Neil Durkin (Media and PR Manager – Crisis Response)
Neil leads on UK media enquiries relating to North America, the Middle East, North Africa, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, torture, and the death penalty. Neil is also the media contact for enquiries around crisis countries, which currently include Israel and Syria.
Harriet Garland (Media and PR Manager – UK News)
Harriet leads on all media enquiries relating to UK news and in particular issues concerning Brexit, the Human Rights Act and Stop Hate. She is also the organisation’s main media contact for political enquiries. She also leads on Amnesty’s PR work around books. Harriet works Monday to Wednesday.
Contact Harriet on 020 7033 1692 or at email@example.com