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About Pressat

Our office space in ManchesterSince launching in 2010, Pressat has rapidly grown into one of the leading press release distribution services in the UK; providing an effective and low cost communications tool for businesses, small or large.

We love what we do and pride ourselves on connecting you, our storytellers with the media, journalists and customers so you can gain the valuable publicity your brand craves.

We are based in Hope Mill, a creative grade ll listed workspace in Ancoats, just outside Manchester City Centre.

Pressat isn't just your regular 'run of the mill' distribution service. Our platform provides a unique publishing experience providing you with the tools and resources to build, optimise and share your press releases easily and conveniently.

The days of traditional, slow and lethargic text based press release generation have but gone. Pressat allows brands to create an all in one social media news release with a multitude of media add-ons and sociable extras aimed at increasing online visibility and media pickup.

Look who's had press

We've gained media coverage and increased online visibility for a multitude of brands and national household names.

Our clients

Pressat History


  • January 2012 - Public partnership with Thomson Reuters


  • March 2012 - Official Open BETA launch v1.0
  • July 2012 - Official Newstex Partnership
  • August 2012 - Official Press Association Partner
  • August 2012 - Pressat partners with M2 Newswire


  • January 2011 - Closed BETA numbers increased for testing
  • February 2011 - Open BETA platform launched.
  • June 2011 - Open BETA testing initiated.
  • October 2011 - First test press release


  • May 2010 - Pressat Domain registered
  • July 2010 - Initial Design concept
  • September 2010 - Initial BETA platform developed
  • October 2010 - Closed BETA service opens to select few

Meet the team

M. Lobas - Partnerships Director
Responsible for managing the company vision and strategies, partnerships and development angles for client coverage, enhancing offline and online media pick-up.

M. Hawkings - Customer Support Manager
Mike oversees and manages all customer support and Account Managers.

J. Bale - Marketing Manager
Manages the marketing and email campaigns for clients coverage across online and offline media channels.

Who's Behind Pressat

Pressat is a trading style of ATMEDIA LTD, a digital agency based in Manchester. ATMEDIA decided the time was right to provide a quality, cost-effective news distribution service where customers were not charged extortionate prices for compulsory add-ons.