North West Regional Spokesperson Network Applications


We are excited to launch the next round of our Regional Spokesperson Network applications.

We want to hear from people who are working on social and progressive issues in the North West. Perhaps your background is medical or in education or maybe you are passionate about working on environmental issues or immigration. Whatever your area is, we would love to hear from you – here’s the link to apply.

We are particularly excited to hear from People of Colour, women, trans folk, non-binary folk, disabled people and people with a working class background.

The deadline for applications is 08.00am Monday 8 March 2021.


The training will take place over 4 half days between 20th April – 23rd April 2021, 9am to 1pm every day.

Location: Online over zoom

Cost:  Grassroots/Unpaid Organiser: Free (scholarship place)

Small Org (annual budget circa £100k): £400

Medium Org (annual budget circa £500k): £900

Large Org (annual budget circa £2m+): £2000

The programme consists of:

  • Four half-days of online training where we will cover everything from messaging and storytelling to interview preparation and non-verbal communication. Participants will practice a series of different interview formats with producers and journalists.
  • Follow-on trainings, which can range from interview practice at a news studio, to networking events with journalists and peer-review sessions.
  • Following training, members of the network will then be promoted to regional and national media outlets by our communications team who offer expert advice to boost applicant profiles.

Applications now open – The deadline for applications is 08.00am Monday 8 March 2021.


If you have any questions please contact