PR in the Age of Misinformation: Building and Maintaining Brand Trust
07 Mar 2024

PR in the Age of Misinformation: Building and Maintaining Brand Trust

PR in the Age of Misinformation: Building and Maintaining Brand Trust looks at the rise of fake news, false information, and deepfakes – and the strategies (both proactive and reactive) that public relations and communications professionals can adopt to help counter their spread.

Best of Media Coffee: Journalists on What They Really Want From PRs
31 Jan 2024

Best of Media Coffee: Journalists on What They Really Want From PRs

Our first Media Coffee of 2024 is a look back at our previous episodes, bringing insight from journalists across the globe on what they really want from PRs. Hear from agencies like the UK’s PA Media, France’s AFP, and the Netherlands’s ANP, plus tips for working with the retail, food and consumer sector.

PR Handbook: How to Get Media Coverage in Germany
19 Jan 2024

PR Handbook: How to Get Media Coverage in Germany

Pitching your story and garnering publicity internationally can present challenges, particularly if you’re unfamiliar with the journalists, outlets, and local audiences in a foreign market. The PR Handbook: How to Get Media Coverage in Germany dives into the German market to highlight some crucial insight for PR professionals.

PR Handbook: How to Get Media Coverage in France
11 Jan 2024

PR Handbook: How to Get Media Coverage in France

Pitching your story to publications overseas can present challenges, particularly if you’re unfamiliar with the journalists, outlets, and local audiences in the market. The PR Handbook: How to Get Media Coverage in France dives into the French market to highlight some crucial insight for PR professionals.

Media Coffee: How to Communicate with Journalists in Kenya
18 Dec 2023

Media Coffee: How to Communicate with Journalists in Kenya

In the latest episode of our Media Coffee interview series, we sit down with Vincent Owino, business reporter at The EastAfrican, to talk about working with journalists located in his region. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Vincent has writes business and economic analysis stories for The EastAfrican’s print and digital outlets. He has a keen interest in mining data for visualisation and illustration in his storytelling.

Media Coffee: How to Communicate With ESG Journalists
05 Dec 2023

Media Coffee: How to Communicate With ESG Journalists

In this episode of Media Coffee we speak to John Jannarone, founder and Editor-in-Chief of CorpGov, about the best ways to communicate with ESG journalists. Based in the US, John’s career spans everything from investment banking to writing for media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal and CNBC.

Media Coffee: Insights From a US Comms Professional
30 Oct 2023

Media Coffee: Insights From a US Comms Professional

In this episode of Media Coffee we speak to Andrea Hubbert, a US-based PR strategist and copywriter and founder of Hub+company. Andrea works with clients to define brand strategy, raise visibility, manage reputation and write copy infused with personality. Hub+company celebrated its 10th anniversary this summer, and its client list ranges from musicians to corporates and non-profits.

Media Coffee: How to Communicate With Journalists in the Netherlands
29 Sep 2023

Media Coffee: How to Communicate With Journalists in the Netherlands

In this episode of Media Coffee we speak to ANP (Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau) Editor-in-Chief. Freek Staps, about working with journalists in the Netherlands. An experienced reporter, Freek is a former New York-based correspondent, a Harvard Fellow, a Columbia University J-School Fellow, and now oversees the Dutch national news agency ANP.

Media Coffee: How to Communicate With Consumer, Food and Retail Media in the USA
29 Aug 2023

Media Coffee: How to Communicate With Consumer, Food and Retail Media in the USA

In our latest episode Media Coffee we sit down with Phil Lempert, founder and editor of Supermarket Guru. With over 25 years editorial experience, Phil has tracked the changing landscape of retail in America through SupermarketGuru.com, as well as serving as food trends editor and correspondent for NBC’s Today show.

Media Coffee: How To Communicate With Journalists in the Caribbean and Its Diaspora
28 Jul 2023

Media Coffee: How To Communicate With Journalists in the Caribbean and Its Diaspora

In our latest episode of Media Coffee we speak to Felicia J. Persaud, CEO of the ICN Group as well as the founder of CaribPR Wire. Felicia brings a unique perspective to both editorial and PR, having started out as a journalist before creating CaribPR Wire, Hard Beat Communications, Invest Caribbean and News Americas News Network.

Media Coffee: Communicating With the LGBTQ+ Community
28 Jun 2023

Media Coffee: Communicating With the LGBTQ+ Community

In our latest episode of Media Coffee, recorded for Pride Month, we get insight on the best ways to communicate with the LGBTQ+ community. We’re joined by Peter Williams, founder of Gayther, and Sophie Perry, founder of the LGBTQ+ Journalism Network, to discuss what PR professionals and companies should keep in mind when creating press releases for LGBTQ+ outlets.

Media Coffee: What Is the State of Press Freedom?
26 May 2023

Media Coffee: What Is the State of Press Freedom?

Our latest episode of Media Coffee is a special edition exploring press freedom. In the discussion we examine how journalists, media organisations and governments can work together to uphold this vital pillar of our democracy.

Media Coffee with MENA's Ahmed Bahaa: How to Communicate with Journalists in Egypt
24 Apr 2023

Media Coffee with MENA's Ahmed Bahaa: How to Communicate with Journalists in Egypt

Our latest episode of Media Coffee sees us speak to Ahmed Bahaa, journalist and senior translator at the Middle East News Agency (MENA). Based out of Egypt and with more than 14 years of experience journalism, Ahmed is well placed to give insight into how the media works in the region.

Media Coffee with Thread MB’s Laura J. Wellington: Tips for Crafting Press Releases and Working with Journalists
28 Mar 2023

Media Coffee with Thread MB’s Laura J. Wellington: Tips for Crafting Press Releases and Working with Journalists

In our latest episode of Media Coffee we speak to US journalist Laura J. Wellington to get her top tips on crafting press releases and how best to work with reporters. Laura is a successful technology entrepreneur, award-winning children’s entertainment creator, author and has seen her career cross into both PR and journalism. She is the founder of online magazine Thread MB.

Media Coffee with Gaby Natale: How Comms Pros Can Work with SuperLatina
28 Feb 2023

Media Coffee with Gaby Natale: How Comms Pros Can Work with SuperLatina

In our latest Media Coffee episode we speak to Gaby Natale of SuperLatina about reaching and engaging with the Hispanic community in the US. Gaby is a three-time daytime Emmy award-winning journalist, author and founder of Spanish language TV news programme and online brand SuperLatina.

Media Perspectives on the Ukraine War: Takeaways for Communicators
01 Feb 2023

Media Perspectives on the Ukraine War: Takeaways for Communicators

Cision UK recently brought together a panel of journalists to help comms professionals understand the media impact of the war and our communities.

Media Coffee with Sachin Kalbag: How to Navigate the Media in India
01 Feb 2023

Media Coffee with Sachin Kalbag: How to Navigate the Media in India

In the latest Media Coffee Q&A, we return to India to learn more about how journalists in the country like to work and find out some essential tips for PRs looking to strengthen their relationships with the press.

How to Work with Journalists in Italy
09 Nov 2022

How to Work with Journalists in Italy

In this Media Coffee Q&A, we talk to Fabio Insenga, Deputy Editor in Chief of Italian news agency Adnkronos, about the collaboration between journalists and PRs in Italy and get tips on how to strengthen that relationship.

Nordic PR Handbook 2022
24 Oct 2022

Nordic PR Handbook 2022

For UK comms teams working across Europe, it’s important to have a firm grasp of the nuances of each market you’re entering. With the English language prevalent in the Nordics, the region is one with huge potential for PRs looking to reach audiences in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.

[On-demand Webinar] Media Coffee: How to Work with Journalists in Bahrain
17 Oct 2022

[On-demand Webinar] Media Coffee: How to Work with Journalists in Bahrain

In the latest Media Coffee Q&A, TradeArabia Editor, Sree Bhat, talks to us about working with the media in Bahrain and offers insight into getting press releases from journalist inboxes to editorial calendars.

[On-demand Webinar] Media Coffee: How to Work with Journalists in the US
22 Sep 2022

[On-demand Webinar] Media Coffee: How to Work with Journalists in the US

In this video Q&A, Chris Seper, Vice President and Digital GM at NewsNation, talks to us about the media landscape in the US and the best ways to work effectively with journalists Stateside. Chris joined NewsNation in 2021 and oversees the development, growth and day-to-day operations of the brand’s website, mobile app, social platforms and other new and emerging non-linear distribution channels.