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NUJ representatives & elections - call for volunteers

22 January 2014

The NUJ has vacancies for NUJ councils starting in April 2014.

NUJ branches have already been sent details about how to nominate candidates.

Your local branch contact details can be found in the members-only area of the website.

The union wants to encourage more members to take part in NUJ democracy, work and decision-making.

Volunteers for councils and who are unopposed are able to take up the vacancy, contested vacancies on councils will be elected.

The councils and representative seats available are as follows:

National executive council (NEC):
Wales member

Ethics council:
Republic of Ireland member

Broadcasting industrial council:
Disabled member
Commercial radio member

Freelance industrial council:
Disabled member
Equality
Continental Europe member
London (2) members
North East member

Magazine and book industrial council:
Black member
Disabled member
Books in London member
Magazines in London (3) members

New media industrial council:
Black member
Disabled member
Equality
East Anglia member
South East member

Newspapers and agencies industrial council:
National Newspaper (3) members
Black member
Disabled member
Equality
East Anglia member
London and South East member
Midlands member
National newspapers member
Northern Ireland member

Photographers’ council:
South East England member
Wales member

Public relations (PR) and communications industrial council:
London and South East (2) member
North West member
South West member

Scottish executive council:
Black member
Provincial newspapers (2) seats
Broadcasting member
National newspapers and agencies member
Ayrshire branch
Berwick branch
Edinburgh freelance branch
Fife branch
Forth Valley branch
Glasgow broadcasting branch
Grampian branch
Greenock branch
Highlands branch
Lanarkshire branch
Perth & district branch
West of Scotland freelance branch

Welsh executive council:
Black member
National newspapers and agencies member
New media member
Chester branch
Herefordshire branch
Shropshire branch
Cardiff and South East Wales seat

The deadline for nominations is now closed.

More details about the union's elections can be found in the democracy section of the website.

To talk to existing members of the councils, to find out about their work, please email: campaigns@nuj.org.uk

Any queries please email: Leyla Yusuf leylay@nuj.org.uk

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