Help get the
word out about Howard Dean by creating Story Pitch Ideas.
What is a Story Pitch Idea?
Newspapers and other media outlets often want to cover an issue
but don’t see an angle that would excite and interest their
readers. We can write these Story ideas and create ways for the
Media to cover the issues that we know are important but often get
left out. We can offer experts and citizens who understand and support
Howard Dean's positions.
with your Story Ideas, and we will post them here.
How to Pitch a Story Idea to a Media Outlet:
To pitch an idea to radio, TV, magazines, newspapers or any
other media outlet, select a Story Idea that you like from the list
below, and select a media outlet from the Radio,
list. Then contact them, telling them the Story Idea and asking
that they cover the story. Offer resources and guest experts (We
have lists) if appropriate. Contact
us if you need help or more information. Email
us with your successes so that we can post them here.
How to come up with good ideas:
1. Think of issues that are locally hot, like a factory closing
or a local news item that has just happened.
2. Find the kinds of people or experts the story might cover and
Healthcare Story Pitch Ideas
need your Healthcare Story Ideas!
To post them here please Email
Idea #1: Have a panel of healthcare professionals and public health
experts talk about current healthcare issue in SC including the
uninsured, infant deaths, child abuse, as well as how it can be
improved, including facts about how Dean did it in Vermont.