NGOs and the Media
In an increasingly competitive media marketplace, gaining maximum coverage for the issues that matter is key to making sure your stories make a difference.
Learn why editors reject or select humanitarian and NGO stories and how to avoid the classic pitfalls.
This course will show you how to produce fantastic visually led pitches using the right platforms to ensure maximum coverage..
What you will cover
- How to tell visual stories that sell in well
- Pitching photo stories to the media
- The relationship between media and photography
- Understanding what the media wants
- Understanding what the media doesn’t want (what not to do)
- The role of wire services like AP, Reuters, AFP, and EPA
- How to file photographs as press handouts to the wire
- Using web platforms and social media effectively for dissemination photography
- Laptop to take notes
- At least two story ideas
"I was really inspired by this course. The sessions were easy to understand and the trainer really knew what she was talking about. I would absolutely recommend this workshop."Mary-Sanyu Osire,
""This workshop was fantastic. The practical sessions were really useful and the use of multimedia to teach was excellent.""Yussuf Osman,
""I loved the practical aspect of this training session. It was great to put the ideas we were taught into practice over the two days.""Cyprine Cheptepkeny,
""This workshop was excellent. It covered a wide variety of very useful areas and the trainer was well versed in the needs of NGOs.""Suzy Price,