The Communications Office at Church House, Westminster, provides a
24-hour, seven day a week service on behalf of the National Church
Institutions, including the Archbishops' Council, the Church
Commissioners and the Church of England Pensions Board.
National media enquiries or contacts in
dioceses: 020 7898 1326
Out of hours queries: 07774800212
General email enquries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Communications Office team
Arora - Director of Communications
Arun is a former employment
lawyer who served as Diocesan Communications Officer and Bishop's
Press Officer in the Diocese of Birmingham (his home town) before
training for ordination at Cranmer Hall, Durham. He served his
curacy at St. Marks Harrogate and was Director of Communications
for the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu. He ran a Fresh
Expression Pioneer church in Wolverhampton before taking up his
current role in 2012.
Direct line: +44 (0)207 898 1462
Deputy Director of Communications
Leading on media development working
closely with Lambeth, Bishopthorpe and dioceses. Rachel runs the
media team and leads on a range of issues including safeguarding.
Politics degree/NCTJ journalism training. Reporter on Liverpool
Daily Post plus 15 years as freelancer including Church
Times and BBC campaigns. Direct line: +44 (0)207 898 1464
Senior Media Officer
Jillian brings more than 20 years of
journalistic experience to the new role of broadcast journalist in
the communications department. She has responsiblity for recording
film and audio and finding stories that reflect the church's work
around the country. As well as dealing with media enquiries she'll
also be looking after the website. Background in BBC journalism and
production with experience of network TV and local radio.
Direct line: +44 (0)207 898 1463
Tim Mayo Media
Dealing with day to day media enquiries, alongside digital
communications support for central CofE campaigns and projects
including Church House Publishing ,Shrinking the Footprint and
Cathedral and Church Buildings. Tim studied Communication and Media
at Bournemouth University, and worked for various charities and a
Direct line: +44(0)207 898 1456
Digital Media Officer
As Digital Media officer, Tallie is responsible for the
organisation's social media accounts including Facebook and Twitter
alongside updating the Church of England website when necessary.
With a background in photography and design she will be
co-ordinating with internal departments and working with dioceses
on their digital media needs. She previously worked in
communications for Chichester Diocese
Direct line: +44 (0) 207 898 1457
Gray Projects Officer
Suzanne is Projects Officer for the Projects and
Developments team, which is running the Baptisms and Funerals
projects and also the continuing work on the Weddings Project.
Previously she worked in marketing for a music examination board
and for the National Blood Service.
Direct line: +44 (0)207 898 1465