The latest Ofcom media survey for Wales has some useful information for charity communicators and campaigners.
8 great examples of Welsh charities using Twitter effectively.
Stephen Rule (y ‘Doctor Cymraeg’) yw’r gwestai y tro yma. Mae Stephen yn byw yn Abermorddu, pentref yn Sir y Fflint, tua 5 milltir o Wrecsam. Dysgodd e’r iaith yn yr ysgol, ond doedd e ddim yn ddigon hyderus i’w siarad tu allan i’r dosbarth, tan ei fod e yn y prifysgol. Astudiodd e ieithoedd … Continue reading Podlediad Hefyd – Pennod 3, Stephen Rule (y ‘Doctor Cymraeg’)
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
A year ago I left my charity communications job to go freelance. Here are some tips for anyone thinking of going solo.
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
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
Podcasts are a brilliant communication channel. We love them for their convenience, their ability to tap into our niche interests, and the fact that we can enjoy them without screen time. They’re a great way for charities and non-profit groups to share stories and make connections too – so how do you start? In the … Continue reading How to make your first podcast: 10 things you need to know
This article originally appeared on Nation.Cymru Despite a year dominated by the pandemic, another issue has also resonated strongly in recent months – the environment. With green groups now setting out their asks of the political parties, could nature and climate change be about to influence the next Senedd in a way never seen before? … Continue reading Why the next Senedd elections could be the greenest yet