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As a member of IBT you will have access to journalists and editors, audience insights, bespoke skills training and the networking space to discuss the issues and challenges your organisation faces. You will be part of an important conversation that challenges the prevailing media narratives around global poverty, the climate crisis and human rights.

"When the media and INGOs work effectively together they can deliver stories which reflect the real world. This helps build interest and support for action to tackle global poverty and the climate crisis"

Mark Galloway
IBT Executive Director

Why you should join now:

  • Gain direct access to the most influential media executives
  • Receive original research to ensure you’re kept informed about the latest media trends
  • Protect and enhance your coverage in the media

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We lobby Government, regulators and media organisations to promote coverage of global issues and ensure that international affairs remain central to the UK media agenda.

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Regular sessions with journalists and editors from a range of media organisations including Channel 4 News, Unreported World, BBC Radio 4’s Today, Sky News, Al Jazeera, Vice News, BuzzFeed, Mail Online and many more.

Read Reports


Provide insight into the changing media landscape for example Video First: making an impact gives tips on how INGOs can be more effective in their use of video online and Podcasts: where next? offers a practical guide for INGOs wishing to launch their own podcasts.

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Provides key skills so that your media, communications and public engagement teams stay up to date with changes to the main social media platforms, and benefit from the latest developments such as shooting and editing with a smartphone.


Receive monthly updates with the latest media industry news, upcoming events, relevant research and audience insights.

Annual dinner

An exclusive event for CEOs to network with media leaders under Chatham House rules. Recent guest speakers have included Liliane Landor, Director of the BBC World Service and Esme Wren, Editor of Channel 4 News.

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Being a member of IBT gives us regular access to influential journalists and editors who want to work with international charities."

Concern Worldwide 
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