Communications Press and Media
Jane Bower is the Wakefield Diocese Director of Communications, offering advice to parishes and serving as a contact point for the media.
Church in the news?
Your church is full of good news stories and the Wakefield Diocese is served by around 20 newspapers, half a dozen radio stations and two regional TV channels.
What are we waiting for?
The Wakefield Diocesan Communications Director, Jane Bower is here to help you get together with your local media.
How to get noticed
The Communications Director Jane Bower will work with you or for you. Why not ask for some informal training in getting your message out?
The Diocesan Communications Director can be contacted at:
Church House, 1 South Parade, Wakefield WF1 1LP
Telephone: 01924 371802
Fax: 01924 364834
Jane is usually available in the diocese on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. At other times the Church of England’s Communications Unit in London has a wealth of expertise and is available every day and out of hours on 0207 898 1326.
Out-of-hours duty mobile: 07774 800212.
In Review and In Focus
In Review is a monthly tabloid sized A3 newspaper published by the National Church Institutions of the Church of England to keep people in touch with the activities of the Archbishops' Council, Church Commissioners, the Church of England Pensions Board and other bodies who serve the Church at national level. Available to download and post on your church's noticeboard.
In Focus is a monthly A5 insert designed for parish magazines with the best of the material which appears in the full newspaper. Both publications are available for download in the last full week of the previous month, to allow parishes to have them in place for the beginning of the new month.