History at Leicester

Promoting your work to newspapers

Newspapers can help you to promote and publish your work. It can be very satisfying to see your history or heritage project mentioned in print. This section offers advice on helping journalists to appreciate the value of your work, and discusses the advantages and drawbacks associated with dealing with the press.

This guide gives advice and tips on:

  • Why contact the press?
  • What are newspapers interested in?
  • What makes a good story?
  • How is news produced?
  • How do I write a press release?
  • Sending your press release to a newspaper

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