How do I find local news?
How to Get a Story on the Local News (Newspapers, TV & Radio) 2020Write Your Press Release. Check Directories & Find Local Media Outlets. Target the Right Media Contacts. Write a Compelling Pitch. Send Your Pitch Email & Follow Up. Respond to Interested Journalists. Cultivate a Positive Ongoing Relationship With Journalists.
How do you pitch a story to local news?
If you want to send a story idea about an event, you can email it to the news department. Check their website or call the station to get the name and email address of your best contact in the newsroom. Then follow up with an email before 10 a.m. Also, you can resend your press release or pitch the morning of the event.
How do I contact a local news about a story?
Contact a local media outlet to tell your storyCall or email. The contact details for most media outlets should be readily available on the website. Think about what you want to say. Take a few minutes ahead of your interview to think about anything you want to say and topics you don’t want to discuss. Take a movement to say it out loud. Be yourself. Debriefing.
How do you get something on the news?
Making the News: A guide to getting the media’s attentionHave a clear message. Decide what you are calling for and keep repeating it clearly and concisely. Make media a priority. Effective campaigning means making media engagement a priority. Offer news. Watch your timing. Talk to journalists. Build contacts. Choose the right media. Keep it human.