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Re: Tips For Talking to the Press?

Subject: Re: Tips For Talking to the Press?
From: madl74
Date: Sun Jun 1, 2014 5:47 pm ((PDT))
> Now something truly unexpected has come up, and I=E2=80=99m hoping for so=
me guidance. Because I know someone who knows someone else, the environment=
al reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal is coming to my house on Tuesd=
ay to ask me about my hobby of seeking quiet places in nature and recording=


Relax during the interview. Don't worry about what you are going to say, bu=
try to give the reporter good basic material as they will probably rewrite=

some of it in their own style. I've worked extensively with journalists and=

married one. They don't all bite. :-)

Talk about what sounds excite you and the "lift" you get from listening to=

quiet sounds. I know what I would say - that we need to preserve our wild
places which are so easily lost or contaminated, not least by unwanted

Talk about your quiet places. The joy of silence. Think about quirky
anecdotes or things that have surprised you, but don't prepare something to=

say. Journalists are trained at questioning and bringing out good stuff. If=

you don't like something, say so.

Have you read any of the environmental stuff in the Las Vegas

David Brinicombe

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