Can you sell a story anonymously?

The answer is sometimes yes – but usually no… YES – occasionally you can sell your story anonymously: * You sell a tip-off to the press. An example of a saleable tip is you work in a hotel and two well known celebrities (whom no-one knows are dating) are sharing a room.

Can I sell my story to the press?

Time needed: 1 hour. Use the story valuation form on this page to tell us the main points of your story (or you can call us). One of our friendly, trained writers will contact you if your story looks suitable for the top magazines and newspaper titles we write for.

Do guests get paid on this morning?

A guest may not get paid for an appearance. However, they do have a regular panel of experts and pundits they pay for exclusive access.

How much do newspaper stories pay?

As a basic ball-park figure, in a print version of a magazine or newspaper you can expect around £50 to appear as a case study (or for a news or feature tip-off). You could fetch £100 to £500 for a one-page magazine story and £500 to £2,000 for a two or three page story.

Who owns the sun?

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.

How do you write a news story?

1) The simplest format is the the News Outlet giving you an email to submit your news tip/story. The email address will usually be or You simply copy down the email address and send them your pitch.

Why won’t My this morning app open?

If the app isn’t working, please check with operating and device you are using. You might need to update your device software, the This Morning app is supported by iOS version 11.0 on iPad and version 11.0 on iPhone. On Android, make sure you’re running version 4.4 or higher.

How do I enter this morning competition?

All you need to do is download the This Morning app to enter! Head to the Win section, fill out the form and remember the passphrase for that day. Our presenters will call the winner each day, live on air and you must answer your phone with the passphrase.

How much does ITV make from phone in competitions?

Premium-rate phone-in competitions are characterised by mind-numbingly easy questions – and for commercial broadcasters they are seen as easy money. ITV1 pulls in £9m a year from such services on its flagship daytime show, This Morning.

How do you ask a reporter to cover your story?

10 Tips to Get a Reporter to Cover Your Story

  1. Write an attention grabbing headline.
  2. Use correct grammar and spelling.
  3. Send the press release directly to the recipient.
  4. Keep your pitch short and to the point.
  5. Include the who, what, where, when, how and why of your story.
  6. If you are representing a company, try not to be too self- serving.

How much does a news station pay for footage?

Meyer says his company takes a 30% cut from the TV station on the videos that are accepted. Citizen journalists are paid $50 for a video that airs, or $20 for a photo that is used, and also receive on-air attribution. Payments come directly from Fresco.

How do you sell a story to a journalist?

How to sell your story to journalists

  1. Find your story. Journalists like to hear about the person behind the brand, especially if they have an interesting story as to how they started the business.
  2. Know your market, know your target.
  3. Revamp your press releases.
  4. Images.
  5. Social media is your shop front!
  6. Samples.

What number do this morning call?

This Morning Maybe you’re worried about money that you’ve lent to a friend or family member, and don’t know how to get it back. Whatever difficult question you have, Martin will be here to try and answer it for you. Call us on 40 44 or send us an email to [email protected].

How do you contact the press with a story?

Look on the media outlet’s website for an email address. Find the organization’s website and search for an “About Us” or “Contact” tab. Most news organizations publish an email or phone number for tips on stories. Use this email or phone number to contact the press and tell them about your story.

How do I get news attention?

Making the News: A guide to getting the media’s attention

  1. Have a clear message. Decide what you are calling for and keep repeating it clearly and concisely.
  2. Make media a priority. Effective campaigning means making media engagement a priority.
  3. Offer news.
  4. Watch your timing.
  5. Talk to journalists.
  6. Build contacts.
  7. Choose the right media.
  8. Keep it human.

How do you write a news story pitch?

How to Write a Pitch

  1. Introduce your story idea and define your angle.
  2. Explain why your idea is timely, unique, important, and/or of interest to that particular outlet’s readers.
  3. Estimate a deadline for your piece.
  4. Include your phone number and email address.
  5. Attach clips and/or writing samples to demonstrate your experience (if relevant)

How do I get my story on this morning?

Here’s how to CONTACT US at This Morning

  1. EMAIL: [email protected].
  2. PHONE: 40 44.
  4. COMMENT: Facebook and Twitter with #ThisMorning.

How are ITV competition winners notified?

For in-show competitions, the winner(s) are usually contacted on the phone number provided when entering, so we can confirm their eligibility to enter and confirm their details.

Do news companies pay for stories?

We get you the highest fee for your story and we are paid directly by the publications for finding and writing stories (all national magazines and newspapers rely on agencies and freelance journalists to provide their content.

How do I contact ITV News with a story?

You can get in touch with us in the following ways:

  1. Email: [email protected].
  2. Twitter: @itvlondon.
  3. Facebook: Search for ‘ITV London’
  4. Postal address: ITV News London, 200 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8XZ.
  5. Telephone:

What are the elements of a news story?

Read All About It! The Eight Elements of News

  • Immediacy. Has it just happened?
  • Proximity. Is the news geographically local to the readership or close to their hearts?
  • Prominence. Is your information or news about something that is highly topical today?
  • Oddity.
  • Conflict.
  • Suspense.
  • Emotion.
  • Consequence.

How do I get my story to the media?

Here are 10 tips that will help you tell your story to the media.

  1. Personalize. Think about your practice and your clients/patients.
  2. Do Your Homework.
  3. Know Your Audience.
  4. Don’t Be Bashful.
  5. Tough and Move On.
  6. Follow Up.
  7. Make Yourself Available.
  8. Be Creative.

What is the pass phrase for this morning?

Today’s pass phrase was “the belle of the ball”. One viewer answered and said what Holly and Phil believed to be “the belle of the bell”, but viewers were convinced it was simply the caller’s accent.

How do you pitch a journalist story?

Assuming you have a compelling story, make sure you follow these simple tips:

  1. Don’t use buzzwords like “disruptive”
  2. Don’t write long introduction – cut to the chase.
  3. Make sure it’s relevant to the journalist.
  4. Make it short and sweet (lean and impactful)
  5. Tailor your pitch to each journalist.

How do I enter Spin to win on this morning?

You can enter Spin to Win+ on one of the following:

  1. Go to and scroll down the page until you see the Spin to Win+ ‘box’.
  2. Download the This Morning app from your UK app store – the App Store on iOS, or the Google Play Store on Android – and go to the ‘WIN’ section to find the entry page for Spin to Win+.

How do I contact a journalist?

Check on the website of the media outlet or give them a call At the very least, there should be a general email or phone number; send an email or give them a call and explain you’re trying to reach this particular journalist/editor.