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How To Get Press To Cover Your Event (from Indivisible National):
With events and actions revving up this summer, it’s a good time to review your group’s local media strategy. Local media coverage forces your member of Congress and their staff to spend time reckoning with your issues and your stories. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive press coverage guideto help drum up more coverage before your next event! We recommend your group leaders read the full guide, but here’s out quick rundown:
- Plan an Indivisible event that’s media-friendly. When planning your next event, make sure media coverage is baked in from the beginning. Consider the timeliness of your issue, what visuals you can provide to catch attention, and how your scheduling may impact coverage.
- Invite media to your local event. We recommend designating a point person for media relations within your group who will handle.
- No media at your event? No problem. We have lots of tips on how to generate media coverage even when reporters didn’t attend, including sharing photos and video from your event on social media and tagging the reporters you pitched as soon after the event as possible.
- Consider different types of media. Every reporter will be looking for something different, but journalists from the same kind of media will have similar needs. For example, if you’re pitching a rally to local television and radio outlets, make sure you provide a “mult-box” ready for them to plug into at the event site.
Lastly, make sure your events are registered at indivisible.org/events so we can lift them up too. Any event on the map by Friday at 11:59pm ET will go out in a Saturday email to Indivisibles near your event.
And here’s how you register events:
- Group leaders can register events with us at this link.
- After registering an event, group leaders will get an email to the email address they provided when they registered, with the subject line “Confirm your local Indivisible event”.
- The same link that a group leader clicks to confirm their event will lead them to their host tools. It’s a good idea to star the “Confirm your local Indivisible event” email, as that will be the only place the group leader can find the link to their host tools.