Supporting Local Councils in Leicestershire & Rutland

Getting the most from local and regional media

Course tutor:

Breakthrough Communications are NALC's National Partner for advice, guidance and services on parish and town council communications and engagement, and Data Protection, GDPR and Freedom of Information. The experienced team at Breakthrough Communications understand what good communication and effective compliance look like. As a team of communications professionals, including councillors and clerks, Breakthrough Communications also has insight into the unique world of parish and town councils.


From local newspapers and magazines to regional TV and radio, traditional media provides councils a platform to communicate with residents, but engaging with journalists can be daunting. We explore how you can build effective two-way relationships with journalists, how to write effective press releases and how to get regular coverage in your local and regional media.


£35 per delegate (member rate)

£115 per delegate (non-member rate)


8th June 2023 10am-12pm

18th October 2023 10am-12pm

29th November 2023 10:30am -12:30pm

24th January 2024 10:30am -12:30pm

Last updated: Tue, 29 Aug 2023 08:19