Posted by Francesca De Franco on 19 Nov 2019

Helping journalists and bloggers with the stories and content they are working on is a great way to get free publicity for your business or brand.

They might be after a soundbite, information from an industry expert, service provider or business owner; a case study or even a sample for review.

Here’s a roundup of the latest media opportunities, which could give you the chance to showcase your products, business or expertise in a particular field…


Request: Looking for SMEs where apprenticeships have had a positive impact on their business for a feature

Journalist: Alison Brinkworth

Publication: National business magazine

Contact email:

Deadline: ASAP

Request: In need of a business expert, preferably in cosmetics and beauty industry, to comment for a feature.

Journalist: Alicia Adejobi

Publication: Metro

Contact email:

Deadline: 1pm today


Request: Anyone launching a fun Christmas pud /any old festive dessert this year? Please get in touch.

Journalist: David Ellis

Publication: Evening Standard

Contact email:

Deadline: Monday 25th November


Request: I’m looking for people in the UK who have had a gender reveal party or party organisers/caterers/cake makers who’ve catered for them.

Journalist: Victoria Richards

Publication: Huffington Post

Contact email: (I will pass on to the journalist)

Deadline: ASAP


Request: I’m looking to speak to hotel, bar and restaurant managers about complaining customers and how they deal with them.

Journalist: Emma Cooke

Publication: Daily Telegraph

Contact email:

Deadline: Wednesday 20th November


Request: I’ve got some space for men’s gifts to feature in my family Christmas gift guide.

Blogger: Laura Clubb


Contact email address:

Good luck! Hope to see some great coverage for Epsom & Ewell businesses and services soon.

Fran x

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Francesca De Franco
I’m Francesca (usually Fran), a Londoner living in Surrey with my great husband and our three lovely children. My eldest daughter is 13 and my twin daughters are aged 10.

I'm a freelance PR consultant and also run my own blog where I write about the things that we do, the places that we visit, the toys and games that we play with as well as all the every day parenting (and some non-parenting) stuff in between.

My love for communicating and writing, mirrors my passion for trying to be the best mum I can be. Interests include good food and wine, Italian culture, football and personal finance.

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