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Ann Wright

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Ann runs Rough House Media, which provides expert media relations consultancy to the charitable, not for profit and public sector. Its services include strategic media advice, media and presentation training courses, video production and regular public relations support. Ann is a trained journalist who spent 25 years as a print reporter and TV producer, working at the BBC for 14 years.

12 January 2018
If your charity is offered a broadcast interview, it’s a fantastic opportunity to raise your profile and to spread the word about what you do. However, there are a few key questions you need to ask, to make sure you get the most out of the opportunity. Before diving in and giving the journalist your […]
7 March 2017
According to Cisco’s Visual Marketing Index, global consumer internet video traffic will account for 80 percent of all consumer internet traffic by 2019. The need to use video as a marketing and PR tool will only increase. But the cost can be prohibitive. Using a video production company might be ideal, but for many charities […]
15 November 2014
Video can help to promote your cause in a simple, direct and engaging way. But with literally thousands of video production companies out there, all promising to make films that will do you proud, how do you choose one? Getting it wrong could be an expensive mistake. Here are 10 questions to ask yourself before […]
28 January 2014
A journalist contacts you. They’re from a national daily. They’re interested in running a feature on your latest campaign in the weekend edition. It’s a great opportunity for coverage, but they need photos, background information, case studies, biographies and more to make the piece work – and they’re on deadline, so they need it now. […]
22 March 2013
Keeping your charity’s press releases out of the bin and in the media requires a little strategic thinking. There are nine key steps to take before you even start to approach journalists. The good news is once you’ve done this groundwork you just need to review and refresh, leaving you to get on with the […]