Welcome to Barnardo’s media centre for journalists

Get details of how to contact us, both nationally and regionally.

Contact information

National and regional press offices


Media Manager: Margaret O'Reilly
Tel: 02920 493 387
Mob: 07827 977830
Email: [email protected]


Media Manager: Kat Slater 
Tel: 0131 446 7022
Mob: 07919 565826
Email: [email protected]

Northern Ireland

Media Manager: Dara Mulholland
Tel: 02890 672 366
Mob: 07825 113 303
Email[email protected]


Media Manager Jo Hewitt
Tel: 0113 393 3200
Mob: 07584 347 306
Email[email protected]


Media Manager: Scott Roberts
Tel: 020 8498 7364
Mob: 07887 737048
Email: [email protected]

South East and Anglia

(Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, East Sussex, Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex)

Media Manager: Angela Spicer (Monday to Wednesday)
Mob: 07710 183 516 
Email: [email protected]

Media Manager: Nicola Jayawardene (Thursday and Friday)
Mob: 07710 853 176
Email: [email protected]


(Cleveland, Durham, East Yorkshire, Humberside, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Norfolk, Rutland, South Yorkshire, Tyne & Wear, West Yorkshire)

Media Manager: Matt Beer
Tel: 0113 393 3249
Mob: 07917 547 508
Email:  [email protected]


(Cheshire, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Greater Manchester, Isle of Man, Lancashire, Merseyside, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire)

Media Manager: Shelley Brearley
Mob: 07766 442062
Email[email protected]

South West and Midlands

(Birmingham, Black Country, Bristol, Channel Islands, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hereford & Worcester, Somerset, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire)

Media Manager: Justin Guy 
Mob: 07919 180 482  
Email: [email protected]