John Tsarpalas: Editorial boards. Most candidates are going to get questioned by their local newspaper. Often you have to go in and sit before an editorial board. Today I am going to have the former editorial page of editor of the Chicago Sun-Times, Steve Huntley, discuss what candidates need to do to prepare for an editorial board and how an editorial board works. Continue reading
This week Paul Miller joins me as a special guest to discuss media relations. Paul is the head of the political and media consulting group, The Paulie Group. As a respected authority on journalism, media relations, national politics, foreign policy and media accountability, Paul has been quoted and sourced by the New York Times, Fox News, Chicago Tribune and the Washington Times. Continue reading
John Tsarpalas: My guest today on the Commonwealthy podcast is Paul Miller, head of the political and media consulting group, The Paulie Group. Paul and I met back in 1996 at the Iowa Caucuses for Forbes. We’ve worked together on many a campaign and for many an organization since.
Paul, you are really great at getting things in the press. How do people work with the media and get things published? Let’s bare in mind that we are talking about a guy or a gal who is going to be running for local office. Where do they start? When do they start? Continue reading