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Information for journalists, press releases, press briefings and special focus briefings

If you have a query, comment or complaint about CAFOD please phone our Supporter Relations Team between 9.30am and 5.30pm on 0303 303 3030

To contact the press team please contact the relevant unit below.

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World News

UK News

PR

Here are the latest CAFOD press releases

World News

Nana Anto-Awuakye

Nana Anto-Awuakye

Nana Anto-Awuakye, CAFOD's Head of World News

Nana Anto-Awuakye is the Head of our World News Unit, and has worked at CAFOD since August 2005. She has previously been a BBC radio producer, producing programmes such as Woman's Hour on Radio 4, and Outlook on BBC World Service radio, and ran the United Nations radio operation in Kosovo. She is responsible for the national and Catholic media output and communications strategies in relation to all aspects of CAFOD’s international programme work, including our responses to humanitarian emergencies. You can contact Nana by email or follow her on Twitter.

Phone: +44 (0) 7799 477 541 / +44 (0) 20 7095 5456 

Elouise Hobbs

Elouise Hobbs, CAFOD's World News Officer

Elouise Hobbs, CAFOD's World News Officer

Elouise is our World News Officer and has worked for CAFOD since January 2016. She previously studied English Literature at Cardiff University and was Culture Editor of the university magazine, Quench, as well as hosting and producing radio shows for the student station. She is responsible for communication with national and Catholic media in relation to CAFOD’s international programme, humanitarian and emergency work.   

You can contact Elouise by email or follow her on Twitter. 

Phone: +44 (0) 7954 077426 / +44 (0) 20 7095 5453 

UK News

Alan Jones

Alan Jones is the temporary Head of UK News, CAFOD

Alan Jones, CAFOD's Interim Head of UK News

Alan Jones is the interim Head of our UK News Unit. He joined CAFOD in April 2018. He previously worked as Head of Communications at the National Association of Local Councils, where he oversaw media relations, public relations, publications, digital communications, conferences and events. He began his career as journalist working for The Big Issue, The Financial Times and local newspapers. He is now responsible for our communications with the national media on all the UK aspects of our work. This includes policy matters, our campaigning activity and how CAFOD as an organisation is run. You can contact Alan by email or follow him on Twitter 

Phone: +44 (0) 7484 621 360 / +44 (0) 20 7095 5459

Liam Finn

Liam Finn - CAFOD's UK News Officer

Liam Finn - CAFOD's UK News Officer

Liam Finn is our UK News Officer. He works on securing media coverage of our campaigns and policy work. You can contact Liam by email or follow him on Twitter.

Phone: +44 (0) 7715 067 892 / +44 (0) 20 7095 5483

Rosie Heaton

Rosie Heaton, CAFOD's Regional News Officer

Rosie Heaton, CAFOD's Regional News Officer

Rosie Heaton is our Regional News Officer. She has worked for CAFOD since May 2017 and is studying towards a degree in Public Relations.  Rosie has previously worked with and volunteered for a number of third sector organisations, often working directly with volunteers to support them with their communications output. She works on securing coverage in local media of how people in schools and parishes around England and Wales are supporting our work. You can contact Rosie by email or follow her on Twitter.

Phone: +44 (0) 7387 107 078

PR

Anna Ford 

Anna Ford

Anna Ford, CAFOD's Head of PR

Anna Ford is Head of PR and joined CAFOD in February 2015. A former journalist for the Press Association, Anna has previously worked for CAFOD and Tearfund. She was then a Media Manager for Save the Children where she travelled to countries including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Bangladesh, India and Mongolia to report on breaking news stories and showcase the charity’s work to journalists and celebrities. Anna is responsible for CAFOD’s public relations and manages our relationship with high-profile supporters. You can contact Anna by email.

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7095 5454

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