Join us as Joan Stewart speaks on the topic: How to Write and Distribute Effective Press Releases....Read More
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Join us as Joanne McCall speaks on the topic: How to Prepare Attention-Getting Media Pitches that...Read More
It’s important to be available for communication for at least a week after giving an interview or for other time-sensitive announcements, such as sending out a press release. Don’t go on vacation or disappear for several days...Read More
There is a standard format to following when sending out a press release, whether submitting directly to media sources or through a release service. The following template (Microsoft Word format) can be modified to fit your message. Keep in mind that releases should be succinct and include quotes from one or two sources. It’s a […]Read More
If you’re on TV, it is best to wear solid, bright colors. Prints and patterns don’t translate well on TV. Whenever interviewing in person, whether with a reporter for the local paper or a major news channel, it’s always better to be over-dressed than under-dressed. Makeup should be applied heavier than usual. Have fun with […]Read More
Monitor your pace When we are nervous we tend to talk faster. Pay attention to your pace, slow down, and remember to breathe! Remember to smile You don’t want to look miserable or tense on camera, and if you’re on the radio, a...Read More
In radio and TV, everything you say is recorded for all eternity. All the more reason to know your key messages, practice them, say them out loud in the car, have your kids interview you at the dinner table—whatever it takes to...Read More
This month’s homework focuses on tips for what to do when the media calls. Anticipate questions Develop a list of all potential questions you think a reporter would ask you and then write down your responses, ideally in simple...Read More
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