Tips, thoughts and the latest happenings in broadcast PR and general PR.   The Shout! Communications’ blog keeps our followers up-to-date about what’s happening on television, online and on radio.

26. Feb 2014

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.

25. Jan 2014

The network of radio stations across the UK attracts more than 48 million listeners per week and is a great way to reach your target audience.

23. Jan 2014

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.

20. Jan 2014

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.

17. Jan 2014

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.

15. Jan 2014

In business, online video content has struggled to be taken seriously. When asked about online videos, most people think of the 4 billion videos streamed by YouTube as only home videos of animals behaving badly and celebrity slip-ups.

13. Jan 2014

As more people look to their Smartphones and Tablets for interaction, online video is becoming increasingly important platform to consume media.

11. Jan 2014

You might not feel inspired by the word corporate, but video is an increasingly popular way of communicating corporate messaging and corporate video certainly doesn’t have to be boring.

8. Jan 2014

In terms of broadcast PR a successful interview is a fine balance between giving the journalist what they want at the same time as promoting your brand or product.