Episode 21

Published on:

3rd Mar 2021

Finding case studies and experts

In the first episode of series 4 we speak to two experts about how to track down the perfect case study and how to source the best experts. 

Tom Bettison, account manager at ResponseSource talks us through the journalist enquiry service whilst freelance documentary maker Kate Dooley discusses how she works to develop relationships in order to get that little bit extra during her interviews.

The Guests

Tom Bettison LinkedIn profile

Kate Dooley @d00ley https://www.thetalentmanager.com/talent/12425


FFJ lunchtime webinar series https://www.tickettailor.com/events/freelancingforjournalists

How to become a successful journalist (with additional premium FFJ community)


FFJ on Instagram @freelancingforjournalists

FFJ work experience programme


How to track down case studies for your next article by Lily Canter 


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Response Source

https://www.responsesource.com/ and their journalistic enquiry service is at https://journalistenquiries.responsesource.com/send/

PR & Journo Requests on Twitter @PRJOurnoRequest use #JournoRequest or #PRRequest

Freelancing for Journalists is sponsored by The ResponseSource Journalist Enquiry Service which connects you, the journalist, with PRs and organisations to secure expert comment, case studies and information for independent editorial, free of charge. ResponseSource puts you in touch with experts and PR contacts across all sectors, saving you hours of research and helping you meet your deadlines.

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Freelancing for Journalists
Lifting the lid on freelance life. Experienced freelance journalists Lily Canter and Emma Wilkinson guide you through everything you need to know about working for yourself. From where to get work, to how to get paid and everything in between.

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