Pitching to journalists

Sep 6
Fox Court
14 Gray's Inn Road

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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Get to know the journalists behind the pitch call and be more confident in approaching them with a good story. Hear from the horse’s mouth on our media panel what makes news, how to get attention, how to present your story, build press networks and get your stories into the right media for you.

Ideal for you if:

You want to get your organisation’s work into the media, and you need to brush up your selling-in skills to get past the phone call.Back at work, you’ll:

  • Prepare for your pitch – get your story, structure and resources right
  • Find the right journalist and the right approach
  • Grab a journalist’s attention in 30 short seconds


David Monk, deputy editor, Metro UK, Metro Newspaper and Associated Newspapers

Ruth Barnett, political correspondent, Sky News (former social media correspondent, online politics producer and multi-media producer)

Joanna Inskip, head of media, Salvation Army MCIPRJoanna has worked in not-for-profit and commercial PR for over 20 years. Prior to this she worked as a journalist for the Financial Times. Former editor at Media Trust's Community Newswire service, she has a passion for supporting smaller charities to make an impact with their PR.

Susannah Taw, media and communications manager, Metropolitan Police (winner, CIPR, best in-house PR team, 2010)





VAT will be charged at 20%You can book online now with a card or by invoice (see 'other payment options' at the bottom of the next page), or call us on 020 7871 5653

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