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


Podcasts: where next?

How INGOs can embrace the power of the podcast.

The Challenge of Children's TV

How to engage the YouTube generation with the wider world.

Video First

Is video the best way to promote your charity?


The Australian bushfires – did the media get it right?

GUEST BLOG   The devastating Australian bushfires received extensive coverage but the media did not give a true picture of the impact of the fires, argues Holly Barrow, political correspondent with the Immigration Advice Service.     As Australia’s bushfires continue to hit headlines across the globe, recent discourse has centred on the immense number […]

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New ways of telling stories

GUEST BLOG   We recently launched our new report Podcasts: where next? In the audience was Catherine Raynor, co-founder of Mile 91, a storytelling agency for charities and changemakers that provides both production and training services. She was previously Head of Media at VSO and during that time was a Trustee of IBT. We asked […]

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How Save the Children helped rescue British children trapped in Syria

BEHIND THE CAMPAIGN   Last Autumn, Save the Children launched a successful campaign to bring the so called ‘ISIS children’ back to the UK. This group of orphans was stranded in an area of Syria previously controlled by ISIS. Media coverage played an important role in the success of the campaign as Dan Stewart, media […]

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How Plan created the period emoji

BEHIND THE CAMPAIGN   In October 2019, a new period emoji made its way onto mobile phones all over the world. Designed by the team at Plan International UK, the emoji hopes to open up the conversation around menstruation and period poverty. We asked Laura MacLeman, Press and Media Manager at Plan International UK to […]

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IBT’s vision is of a world in which the media is a force that enables all people to be active global citizens. Our goal is that people in the UK have access to more and better coverage of the world and are able to find it easily through their favourite media.


  • Events

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      Networking breakfast with guest speaker Mark Iremonger

      We’ll be looking at brand activism and the implications of this for INGOs with guest speaker Mark Iremonger, chair of the digital agency Pixeled Eggs.

      Time: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
      Location: International Broadcasting Trust
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      Briefing with Thomson Reuters and Devex

      We’ll be hearing from Tom Finn, News Editor at Thomson Reuters Foundation and Will Worley, UK correspondent at Devex, they’ll explain how their organisations work and the best way to pitch stories to them.

      Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      Location: International Broadcasting Trust
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      How to get the best out of Twitter

      We’ll be hearing from Katy Minshall, Head of Policy and Philanthropy at Twitter and Simon Edmunds, Senior Digital Manager at Save the Children. 

      Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      Location: International Broadcasting Trust
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      Briefing with ITV News

      We’ll be hearing from Michael Herrod, Head of Foreign News and Tom Clarke, Science Correspondent.

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