Giving a journalist a quote is a communications opportunity but instead of seizing this chance, too many organisations serve up dull, turgid waffle.
What makes a good news story? More or less the same things that make a good book, play or film.
There are communications professionals who are afraid to ask journalists what they need to write a story.
I gave a talk on the last year of EU politics at Acumen Public Affairs‘ fifth anniversary party. It covered everything from the Brussels lockdown to Grexit to Brexit, to … Continue reading
I am an experienced British journalist based in Brussels, and available for freelance journalism, writing, editing, media training and moderation. See my LinkedIn page for my CV and follow me … Continue reading
If you want a lively, engaging, insightful moderator for your panel debate, get in touch. I’ve moderated for companies such as Aviva, Pepsico, and GE Capital, for institutions including the London … Continue reading
When I was media manager for the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, my work included writing and editing press releases, speeches, blogs and publications such as the Annual Report … Continue reading
The European Commission has decided to put on hold plans for strict capital adequacy rules on workplace pensions that would have put many people’s retirement at risk. They would have … Continue reading
Venture capital investment can help innovative start-ups, encouraging them to expand into new international markets and grow as companies. We caught up with Dr Julie Curran, of Scottish Equity Partners … Continue reading
Steven Maijoor, the chairman of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), said supervisors and policymakers were looking for alternatives to bank finance, such as private equity investment, to help … Continue reading