The International Broadcasting Trust works with the media to ensure that UK audiences remain engaged with global issues.


The Challenge of Children's TV

How to engage the YouTube generation with the wider world.

Faking It

Fake news and how it impacts on the charity sector.

Video First

Is video the best way to promote your charity?


International content for children prioritised in the YACF’s first round of funding

The £57m Young Audiences Content Fund (YACF) has announced its first slate of production and development awards, and we are pleased to see a clear focus on content that informs children about the wider world. For this first installment, the YACF will be co-funding a mix of nine series and specials, across six broadcasters (Channel […]

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How Oxfam made sustainable fashion mainstream news

BEHIND THE CAMPAIGN   Oxfam’s Second Hand September was one of its most successful campaigns, tapping into a public appetite, particularly amongst shoppers, to reduce their carbon footprint. What made the campaign so successful? We asked Cordelia Kretzschmar, Head of Public Relations and Emma Fabian, Senior PR Press Officer at Oxfam GB to give us […]

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IBT Members’ Survey 2019

Thanks to all those who completed our members’ survey. IBT is a membership-based organization so it’s important that we hear from our members on a regular basis. The survey identified the briefings with media as the most valuable aspect of our work but members also recognized the value of our advocacy such as our recent […]

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Climate refugees – why the language the media uses matters

GUEST BLOG BY HAL FISH   Since 2008, around 26.4 million people have been forced to leave their homes, not for political reasons, but because of environmental disasters. Natural catastrophes such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, and droughts have been hitting humanity without prejudice; displacing millions of men, women and children all across the globe.   […]

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      Briefing with Al Jazeera

      Ben Rayner, Executive Producer with Al Jazeera in London will talk to us about the sort of stories he is looking for and the best way to pitch to him and his colleagues.

      Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      Location: International Broadcasting Trust
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      Photography Training

      Crispin Hughes is a talented freelance photographer who has worked with many NGOs in foreign locations. He’s keen to share his knowledge and will run this hands on workshop, offering practical tips to media officers and others, wishing to improve the quality of the photos they take.

      Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      Location: International Broadcasting Trust
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      Briefing with The Guardian’s Head of Photography

      Fiona Shields, Head of Photography at The Guardian will talk about the best way to pitch photos and slideshows to her and her colleagues, how they select images for publication and how The Guardian is rethinking the way it uses images to illustrate the climate crisis.

      Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
      Location: International Broadcasting Trust
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