I was recently asked on Twitter how easy it was to write a media release. It's never 100% easy, no matter how many times you've written a media release. Sure, it becomes EASIER, but it's never "EASY". In today's post I thought I'd give you a bit of an insight into some of the steps … Continue reading Anatomy of a media release
Last week News Corp announced dramatic changes to their local papers, after what has been called "a comprehensive review of its assets and observed consumers shifting to online news sources" . Over 100 of News Corp’s regional and community titles will no longer produce print editions and instead move to digital-only formats. In addition, 14 titles … Continue reading Think the closure of News Corp’s Papers local papers doesn’t affect you? Think again!
For those who aren't "playing along" on Instagram, here's what we have shared in terms of making your media release stand out! Have a template and keep it consistent Keep your contact details current Have the release in a format that suits the audience (editable word doc via email, PDF for your website) A … Continue reading Wrap-up from our press release basics
Over the coming days on Instagram we're sharing just some of the components of a media release that will get noticed! In coming up with this content, it reinforced to me what a multilayered "beast" the media release is. Beyond the content, which is arguably the most important element, there's so much more to a … Continue reading What makes a media release?
I stumbled across this post by Joe Ciarallo on PRNewser this morning. At best this blog highlights one of the challenges faced by PR practitioners on a daily basis. That of being able to craft a document which not only stands out but captures the attention of the journalist and the essence of what is … Continue reading Worthwhile reading for when you’re writing your next press release