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Media Services

Updated 19/11/12

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Most of the service providers have demonstrated an interest in the voluntary sector, which helps in establishing an understanding of what you are trying to produce.


  • Design and Print services page includes Publishing areas such as Copywriting and Editing. Plus Translation extends to video sign language and talking book transcription.
  • Exhibition stands - see Suppliers page.
  • Web site design and development are on Web Services page.
  • Getting the Message Across/Dealing with the Media for press cuttings, media contacts and more.
  • See Web in Practice for ideas on using electronic communications.

Advice, Training

Some of the service providers below have useful guides to producing printed or visual materials. Other sources of useful info:

Media Training. This can range from 'dealing with the press' to using video equipment. See Media Trust entry under Media Support below. They also manage Media Resource Scotland with SCVO - details on SCVO's web site. CSV also provides media skills training.

David Thomas Media is a small business specialising in media skills and communications skills training, with a specific slant towards NGOs. Phone 020 7096 1995, email:

Buyers' Guide to Commissioning Video A basic explanation of the issues, written for ACEVO (see Professional bodies).


There are various photo libraries around, if you are looking for a particular picture.

Video, film, broadcast, podcast

Audio-Visual Supply

Media Support, Communication /Advertising /PR Agencies

Many mailing houses also do telephone response services, and can handle enquiries resulting from a media campaign or promotion.