Six common TV interview mistakes I share in my media training sessions in Cardiff and around Wales.
Many managers in the charity world worry that their comms ‘aren’t good enough’. Here’s how to start taking action.
One of the techniques I’ve used in media training is using my TV news experience to help learners ‘think like a reporter’. Here are some tips on making it work for you.
The latest Ofcom media survey for Wales has some useful information for charity communicators and campaigners.
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
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