Do you want to get more media attention, and generate publicity for your organisation, or even yourself? Or maybe you are a professional journalist or student researching for wishing to brush up your journalistic skills.
Well, you’ve come to the right place.
On these pages you’ll find some of the most effective ways to promote your business, share your vision or tell your story. I have put together a range of Media Tips for catching the journalist’s eye. I’ve also assembled some hints on taking photographs.
You can also learn more about being a journalist. There’s information about News Values and how to determine how much prominence to give to a story. Plus an article on Fake News which explores the recent rise in disinformation. You may also find in these pages some Journalism Interview examples, along with information on Public Speaking.
There are a range of Media Tips for those who want to know more about working with the media.
- Mind your language
- What is newsworthy?
- Radio & TV interviews
- Writing a press release
- Designing a leaflet
- Spelling out words
- Local media
Radio and TV interview examples
I have compiled a range of examples of my news reports and radio interviews which you can find on my Journalism examples page. This includes my interview with the comedy actor Kenneth Williams in 1977.
How to get your photos published in the press
- The general guidelines or criteria that determine the worth of a news story and how much prominence it gets.
Recent published articles
- How to become a successful writer: Readers Digest (15 May 2020)
- How can journalists build an informed society: Morning Star (14 January 2021)
- Will the right to privacy jeopardise the freedom of the press? Yahoo News (3 February 2021)
- How citizen journalism has flourished: London Daily Post (26 January 2021)