using social mediato reach reporters Nora Ferrell & Demetrio Maguigad
Connecting the Community with Media, the Workshop promotes news that matters!
are you online?
reaching reporters online…
By the numbers68% of journalists agree that reliance on social media has increased69% use mobile phones to assist in their reporting
Top 3 reasons reporters use social networks:Participate in conversationsSearch individuals and organizationsMonitor sentiments or discussions
craft yourmessage & story
createa contact list
listen and monitoronline andon-the-ground
follow up andfollow through
ensure content isonline to share
By the numbers53% of journalists still prefer to be contacted by email34% prefer phone11% prefer in-person meeting
using social media to reach reportersNora FerrellFollow on Twitter @NoraFerrellnora@newstips.orgDemetrio MaguigadFollow on Twitter @firstname.lastname@example.org@npcommunicatorwww.communitymediaworkshop.org