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In the next year, 19 new local television stations are launching across the UK. In fact, one is already broadcasting, and another will go live in London at the end of March. There’ll be a second wave of a further 28 and OfCom say they could be live by the end of the year.
A great way to secure coverage for your story or brand on broadcast media can be to use a third-party spokesperson or celebrity to promote it.
Competing for air-time in increasingly crowded radio space is an ongoing challenge for PR agencies seeking editorial coverage, and a shift in the broadcast landscape means that all spokespeople, whether they are celebrities.
Shout! spent last week by the sea in Southampton as we helped to secure coverage for Princess Cruises as they launched their new ship Royal Princess.