PA Media (formerly Press Association) is a multimedia content provider and national news agency. In addition to its newswire, PA Media delivers a range of content and editorial services ranging from international sports data, entertainment guides, and photo syndication, to editorial and media training. The company serves media and digital brands, businesses, and public sector organizations.

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PA Media was founded in 1868 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Key People/Management at PA Media

Clive Marshall

Clive Marshall

Chief Executive, PA Group
Andrew Dowsett

Andrew Dowsett

Chief Operating Officer, PA Group
Ed Ethelston

Ed Ethelston

Chief Financial Officer, PA Group
Tony Watson

Tony Watson

Managing Director, Press Association
Louise Irwin

Louise Irwin

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
Pete Clifton

Pete Clifton

Editor-In-Chief, Press Association
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PA Media Office Locations

PA Media has offices in London, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow and in 2 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
The Point, 37 N Wharf Rd, Paddington
Bristol, GB
1 Temple Way
Glasgow, GB
1 Central Quay
Howden, GB
London, GB
The Press Association, 292 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, Westminster
Nottingham, GB
1 Friar Ln
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PA Media Financials and Metrics

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PA Media Revenue

PA Media's revenue was reported to be £70.21 m in FY, 2018
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PA Media Online and Social Media Presence

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PA Media News and Updates

Exceptional Minds Receives Grant From Hollywood Foreign Press Association

The nonprofit school and studio for individuals with autism was awarded a grant during the HFPA's annual Grants Banquet, one of Hollywood's biggest charitable events of the year.

EWTN News Wins 26 Catholic Press Association Awards

IRONDALE, Ala., July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- (EWTN) – The National Catholic Register and Catholic News Agency, which are part of EWTN's expansive news operations, won a total of 26 Catholic Press Association awards Friday, June 21 during the final night of the Catholic Media Conference at ...

Press Association Rebrands as PA Media as the News Agency Pursues a Digital Future

LONDON, June 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Press Association today rebrands as PA Media as part of the news agency's wider strategy to target more digital and non-media customers. The new name is part of a wider brand refresh across the news agency's parent company; PA Group becomes PA...

All-new 2019 Ram 1500 Wins 'Official Winter Truck of New England' by New England Motor Press Association

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2019 Ram 1500 has earned the Northeast's top truck honor, claiming the New England Motor Press Association's (NEMPA) Official Winter Truck of New England. The NEMPA prize adds to Ram 1500's claim of America's most awarded half-ton pickup. ...

Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association Names All-new 2019 Ram 1500 'Truck of the Year'

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP) kicked off the Denver Auto Show by announcing the 2019 Ram 1500 as Truck of the Year. "This year, competition for Truck of the Year with the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press was very intense and...

PA Media Blogs

Announcing our PR Services portfolio

Whether you’re part of the media landscape or not, news and information lies right at the heart of businesses and organisations of all kinds. From the aftermath of the Cabinet reshuffle, the latest updates on coronavirus cases, to scientists ramping up the search for alien life (it’s true), news pro…

Photo of the Week!

Check out our Photo of the Week! Client: London Zoo Project: ZSL London Zoo Lion Why do we like it? This image is a good example of Guerrilla stunt, in which members of London Zoo carry on a stretcher a realistic model of an injured lion. The picture is engaging, as we see the wonder of a […] The po…
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PA Media Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was PA Media founded?

    PA Media was founded in 1868.

  • Who are PA Media key executives?

    PA Media's key executives are Clive Marshall, Andrew Dowsett and Ed Ethelston.

  • How many employees does PA Media have?

    PA Media has 1,105 employees.

  • What is PA Media revenue?

    Latest PA Media annual revenue is £70.2 m.

  • What is PA Media revenue per employee?

    Latest PA Media revenue per employee is £63.5 k.

  • Who are PA Media competitors?

    Competitors of PA Media include Surya Citra Media, Ars Technica and Duta.

  • Where is PA Media headquarters?

    PA Media headquarters is located at The Point, 37 N Wharf Rd, Paddington, London.

  • Where are PA Media offices?

    PA Media has offices in London, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does PA Media have?

    PA Media has 7 offices.