About SWNS

SWNS is the biggest independent news wire in the UK – providing news, pictures, PR and features to media organisations around the world.

The company was founded as a small news and pictures agency in Bristol in 1978 and now supplies some of the world’s most hard-hitting content to major newspapers, magazines, broadcasters, and websites.

We specialise in news, real-life human interest features, photography, video, syndication , PR and market research. We currently employ more than 100 editorial staff across offices in London, Plymouth, Cambridge, Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Yorkshire.

Our PR outfit has a client list that includes large multinationals, such as BSkyB, Tesco, Virgin, MTV, Vodafone and Lloyds, as well as small and medium sized businesses. Every day we put the companies we represent at the top of the news agenda with topical and original stories.

The SWNS picture desk also works with dozens of the world’s best photographers, syndicating their images through the esteemed SWNS news and picture wire, while our features department works with members of the public to supply real-life stories to magazines.

Despite an ever-expanding portfolio of companies, SWNS remains at heart a local company with a vast ‘family’ of former-staff working around the world.

For more information, please contact us through one of the channels below.

 Owner & News Editor… Andrew Youngemail: og@swns.comog  Owner & News Editor… Martin Winter email: martin@swns.com 

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