Radio User magazine feature – July 2022

It’s always a pleasure when a new copy of Radio User lands in the post – especially when it features one of my own articles! If you don’t know the magazine, it covers both techy and more cultural aspects of radio every month (I like both). Anyway, do pick up the July 2022 issue, where … Continue reading Radio User magazine feature – July 2022

Minority language radio in Europe (Pt 1)- my feature in Radio User magazine

It’s great to be in print again! Part one of my two-part feature on Minority Language Radio in Europe is in the Feb 2022 edition of Radio User magazine (available online and in all good newsagents). In part one, I focus on public service broadcasting, looking at examples in Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Catalonia. Radio … Continue reading Minority language radio in Europe (Pt 1)- my feature in Radio User magazine

How to secure TV news coverage for your report or campaign

In a previous blog, I looked at why TV news coverage is still a vital tool for communicators and campaigners in 2021, related to the training I’ve developed for NUJ Training Wales. But how do you go about securing that precious airtime for your charity or non-profit organisation? While no approach is guaranteed to get … Continue reading How to secure TV news coverage for your report or campaign

5 reasons why Welsh campaigners need TV news coverage in 2021

With the rapid rise of the web, it may be tempting to think that broadcast news is losing its importance to communicators and campaigners in Wales. The facts, however, tell a different story. As part of a new course I recently ran for NUJ Training Wales, I explained that while seeking TV news coverage isn’t always the right … Continue reading 5 reasons why Welsh campaigners need TV news coverage in 2021

‘The Welsh language changed my life’ – the amazing story of the first guest in my new podcast

You may have seen that I’ve just published the pilot episode of my new Welsh-language podcast, ‘Hefyd’. I’ve been thinking about doing this for several months, since I decided we should bring Seismic Wales to an end. As a Welsh learner myself, I feel strongly that we should share and celebrate the stories of those … Continue reading ‘The Welsh language changed my life’ – the amazing story of the first guest in my new podcast