Our communication channels

How to stay informed about government communication and engage with our 4,500 government communicators.

GCS website

We publish news on what is happening in government communications, and blogs from members of our community on topics as varied as what life in government comms is like, how to get on top of new trends, and why excellence is in our every day.


Newsletters

The GCS Newsletter

Stay connected through our social channels and sign up for our newsletter. We curate the best of the week in our Thursday newsletter. We make sure you are in the know on what to know, fine-tune your skills, get informed on the comms topics that matter. Deadline for submissions: the Tuesday, 2 days before it is sent.

Monday Matters

Aimed at GCS colleagues who are Grade 7 and above, this Monday update provides a brief rundown for line managers to cascade to their teams, as well as leadership hot topics. Deadline for submissions: the Thursday before it is sent.


Social media

GCS is active on Twitter and LinkedIn. Get involved – join a conversation, share blogs that inspire you and grow your network. Deadline for submissions: 1 week ahead of publication date.


Live online events

Comms Exchanges

Live online virtual events, Comms Exchanges are regular opportunities to learn about innovation and best practice in government communications, as well as share insight, ideas and knowledge.


Get published

GCS is the professional body for government communicators. We cover all the latest news, opinions and insight from the government communication world across a variety of channels.

We would love to hear from you, you can submit:

  • an article or news story idea
  • a blog idea
  • a guidance
  • a reading suggestion
  • content for our newsletters

Process to submit content

We have a busy editorial schedule, so consider this with your submission. You can also reach the GCS membership via our weekly newsletters:

  • the GCS Newsletter is sent on a Thursday
  • the leadership-focused Monday Matters is sent at the beginning of the week

You need to:

  • submit at least 2 weeks ahead, for news and blogs
  • submit 2 working days before they are sent, for content in our newsletters