Media Relations

The best media interview tip I know

Written By: Grant Ainsley
August 21, 2017

How to use a bridge to deal with difficult media questions.

A guide to crisis communications

Written By: Alyson Queen
June 21, 2017

Make sure your organization is prepared for a potential media crisis with this guide.

Five tips on becoming a media star

Written By: Grant Ainsley
June 7, 2017

Worried about an upcoming interview with a reporter? These 5 tips will help you get prepared!

No cause too small: How to build a local online petition and grow neighborhood support

Written By: Joe Baker
June 1, 2016

Online petitions are an excellent tool for creating change - no matter how small the issue!

How to prepare for media interviews at your next charity fundraising event

Written By: ZenergyCause
May 18, 2016

Get prepared for your next media interview with these classic tips.

Behind the headlines: How to get your nonprofit in the news

Written By: Heather Yundt
October 23, 2012

Nonprofit organizations are increasingly taking an active role in how Canadian news is published.

Media relations for nonprofits: A primer, reading list and advice from the pros

Written By: Benita Aalto
June 13, 2012

It's possible to create an effective media relations strategy for your nonprofit, even if you're starting from scratch.

And the Buzzie goes to...

Written By: CharityVillage
January 30, 2012

Find out the results of CharityVillage's first annual Buzzie Awards for Best Charity Campaign Video.

Spreading the word: 8 ways to get media attention for your nonprofit's positive news

Written By: Sondi Bruner
November 28, 2011

When you read the papers or turn on the news, it sometimes seems like all you hear about is negative stories. Car crashes, robberies, injuries, fires, political scandals, economic struggles — if it bleeds, it leads, the old adage goes. But what do you do if you're a nonprofit that's creating positive change in your community? How do you grab attention for good news in a media environment that tends to focus on the pessimistic?

Candor is essential in public relations

Written By: Craig Miyamoto
April 30, 2007

Three concepts for restoring trust and transparency in public relations.

Do you have a PR pro on board?

Written By: Amy Buringrud
July 18, 2005

An article suggesting nonprofits recruit a communications specialist for their board.