Tips for working with the media

  You might be called by your Communications Officer to ask if you could conduct an interview with a journalist on your subject, or by a journalist directly. Often this might be at short notice as they are working to tight time deadlines.

Top tips for media work are available by clicking here. This leaflet has been designed to give you information about how to deal with the situation more effectively and give you just a few easy points you should remember.

Although produced by the Science Media Centre and inspired by the renowned science writer and broadcaster Vivienne Parry - it has lots of useful tips applicable to those working in all areas across the University.

Other useful publications from the Science Media Centre are available at:

http://www.senseaboutscience.org.uk/pdf/Standing%20up%20for%20Science.pdf

http://www.sciencemediacentre.org/publications/publications-for-scientists/

Top tips for working with media