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Talking Comms is a podcast for the modern professional communicator, reflecting the industry we work in, sharing best practice, and telling the best human stories. Email us at or tweet us @talkingcommspod.

Feb 15, 2021

In this episode, we talk to Sally Northeast from the NHS about the comms challenges of embarking on a massive vaccination programme.

We also chat to Dawn Reeves who's masterminded a new free book and resource called One Story - Councils, covid and better futures.

Come to the virtual book launch on Wednesday 17th...

May 17, 2020

In this episode, we're honoured to have a couple of NHS comms titans onboard for a chat: Ross Wigham and Jude Tipper.

They're very honest about how the last few weeks have been for them, their colleagues and families.

We cover why video calls are exhausting, share some lessons learned and, of course, get some top...

Apr 28, 2020

In this internal comms special, we talk to Kevin McDougall and Andy Macleod from Gatehouse, who surveyed practitioners worldwide on the huge impact the pandemic is having on the industry - and what the future looks like for IC.

And there's a bit of business about the sorts of things we're doing that the pre-virus us...

Apr 6, 2020

Just what you need right now – another podcast recorded over Zoom!

We were delighted to be joined by fab comms consultants Shavaun Glen and Ben Capper who share fascinating insights on how they’re coping with the Current SituationTM.

There is also some advice on how to liven up that boring video conference call, and...

Dec 11, 2019

Recorded at the 2019 LGComms Academy in Manchester, we have highlights from a panel discussion on comms and mental wellbeing, featuring Jane Fordham, Leanne Ehren, Helena Hornby and our very own Darren Caveney.

We also chat to comms legend Peter Holt about how the digital organisational tool Trello has helped relieve...