Soundbites and Clickbait: my experience as a radio journalist

Last month I posted my thoughts about journalism in New Zealand generally, and in a pandemic in particular. I thought today I would dig a bit deeper into my own experience as a journalist and what it taught me - about writing, about humanity, about the media, and about the way we choose to show…

How to Write a Successful Media Release

A┬ábit of practical writing advice today gleaned from my years working first as a journalist and then in PR and Marketing. Perhaps you work for a community organisation and you want your local newspaper to publish stories about your work. Maybe you are a member of your local theatre / kindergarten association / sports club…