If you want to secure media coverage for your business in newspapers, magazines, websites and on radio and TV, finding out exactly the right person to get your idea in front of – the person who can make a decision about whether to run your story – is vital.

In this episode, I share my tips on finding journalists’ contact details for your pitches and press releases.

Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode:

  • Why Twitter is the best social media platform to look for journalists (4:25)
  • How you should start with finding out the name of the person who looks after the section you want your business to appear in (4:40)
  • My step-by-step guide to finding specific contacts on Twitter (4:56)
  • Why it’s often simplest – and more useful – to phone up and get journalists’ contact details (5:25)

Key resources

My YouTube channel

My video on how to write a press release

My video on how to write an email pitch for journalists

My blog post on how to write an effective press release for your small business

Register your interest in my course to create – and launch – your own planner

Order the 2018 media diary or join the media diary owners’ club

The Soulful PR Studio

Video of Soulful PR Live

Soulful PR for Starters

A PDF guide to navigating the podcast episodes

The new speaking page on my website

Soulful PR Podcast Community on Facebook: chat about the show with Janet and other listeners

**MY BOOK ** Your Press Release Is Breaking My Heart (A Totally Unconventional Guide To Selling Your Story In The Media)

My FREE Soulful PR Facebook Community: tips & advice for promoting your business

Connect with me on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

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