Here’s some help from NTMir on suggestions for writing letters. Hope this helps. Carole
NTM MEDIA OUTREACH
HOW TO GET YOUR STORY WRITTEN IN YOUR LOCAL PAPER
or PRESENTED on TV or RADIO
1. Making the Initial Contact (Finding the Right Person to Do the Story)
A. Contact the Editor and ask to whom to direct your information, or
B. Contact one of the following editors: Health and Science Editor, Health Editor, Life Science
Note: Editor information can be found in the newspaper info box usually found toward the beginning of the paper.
2. Presenting your Information
A. Writing (telling) your own personal story.
1. Some patients have used an eye-catching title.