The Best Time To Get Quoted In The Media

Have you ever wondered how to get your name in the media? Do you know the best time to become a source for reporters? And what’s the best strategy when it comes to getting quoted? Click the link below for this week’s episode of The State of Greater Western New York Report to see what you need before you get started.

Award-winning journalist, newspaper publisher, and online news producer has seen thousands of pitches from would-be sources over the decades he’s been involved in the news media. He can tell you what works and what doesn’t. (For a hint, check out this: Today, however, he will be telling you when to make your pitch. In the first half of this episode, Carosa explains how the new cycles run hot and cold. This cycle reveals to you the best time to pitch reporters.

In the second half of the show, Carosa outlines several online platforms reporters use to find sources and how you can use them to become sources. He also tells you why getting quoted in the local media is more important for your business than getting quoted in the national media (although, he does show you how national media appearances can also be useful, albeit with an ironic twist). Finally, he demonstrates how you should manage and display your media appearances for public consumption.

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