Jodi Cohen Higher Education Reporter of Chicago Tribune 312 222 3466 firstname.lastname@example.org BIO: Reporter on Higher Education, Writer, Metro. She recently covered a story on U of I admissions: How Politicians Pressured Admissions and the former U of I official to join faculty with $109,000 salary. Cohen reports on Higher Education. Cohen would be interested in the press release because it covers issues and topics regarding higher education. As well as, she is apart of the Chicago community and may be informed on the NGAC. Adelle Whitefoot News Editor of the North Wind email@example.com Bio: Whitefoot is a student at Northern Michigan University. She is has written articles of student protest and about a Marquette shooting. Whitefoot is the news editor of the North Wind. The North Wind, a Northern Michigan University just published an article about the campus sending out a survey pertaining to carrying a concealed weapon on campus with a permit. It touched on the different arguments of carrying guns on campus. Our press release would be a great addition to this topic relating to the recent Ohio gun shooting.
David Linton Reporter of The Sun Chronicle 1 508 236 0338 dlinton@thesunchronicle Bio: Linton recently wrote an article Former Attleboro High Students arrested for 'Columbinestyle' attack discussion. In the article it discussed the Columbine shoot as well as the Ohio high school shooting. Linton reports on public health and safety. Our press release would make a great follow up to this article. The topic of guns on campus is on the minds of the people in the town. The Former Attleboro High Students arrested for 'Columbinestyle' attack discussion could create a good discussion about keeping guns off campus. JESS BIDGOOD Reporter of The New York Times firstname.lastname@example.org Bio: Bidgood has been following college campus gun shootings, with the most recent in Ohio. She also reports for the Caucus blog, the politics and government blog of the times. Bidgood is a reporter for the New York Times and wbur. Mainly focus on the politics and government of the United States. Jess Bidgood has written multiple stores about gun shootings in schools in the past four days. Has already written three stories about the Ohio school shooting, The Origin of Gun in Ohio School Shooting Described, Ohio School Shooting Leaves 3 Dead and Shooting at Chardon High School Kills One and Wounds 4. Nils Holst Reporter of the Mail Tribune email@example.com Bio: He works for the Mail Tribune. Holst reports on higher education topics as well as crime. He recently wrote an article of Guns on Campus, SOU community reacts as states impose partial ban on weapons. Holst covers higher education and crime topics The story highlighted that there is a new revised policy that bans students faculty members, vendors and any one else with a contractual relationship from possessing a firearm at OUS. A feature story on guns on campuses relating with the recent Ohio shooting would be a great follow up article.
Alestle firstname.lastname@example.org Bio: The Alestle is a member of the Illinois College Press Association, the Associated Collegiate Press, College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers, and Student Press Law Center. The name Alestle is an acronym derived from the names of the three campus locations of SIUE: Alton, East St. Louis and Edwardsville. There was a recent letter to the editor about gun laws on campus and the second amendment right. The letter was in favor of keeping guns off campus of SIUE. I think the recent Ohio Shooting and NGAC messaging would be a great feature story for the college newspapers. Due to the publications being on college campus the feature story would relate to the student readers. Sharon Stevens Education Reporter for KSDK 314 444 5115 email@example.com BIO: Stevens worked at KTVI‐TV in St. Louis prior to joining the KSDK‐TV. She has also worked as a reporter at NBC Radio in New York; WBBM‐AM in Chicago; and WGBH‐TV in Boston. She recently reported on a story about a gay teacher fired for marrying his partner. Stevens reports on education and all related news content. The press release is relevant to KSDK because KSDK is a St. Louis television station. St. Louis is known for its high crime rate and has lots of universities in its surrounding area. La'tasha Givins Reporter for KFOR Latasha.firstname.lastname@example.org BIO: Before joining the KFOR, La'Tasha Givens worked as a reporter/ anchor at WCTV in Tallahassee, FL where she began her news career. While she enjoyed working in public relations, her dream was to become a reporter so she made a career change. She is graduate of Eastern Michigan University. She grew up between Michigan and Atlanta. She has reported about guns on campus one step closer with a bill in 2011 and Districk looking at policy after Ohio shooting. La’tasha Givins repots on news and education KFOR would be interested in the news feature do to the recent Ohio School shooting and bills that were trying to be passed allowing Oklahoma to allow guns on campus a few years back.
Jessica Koslow Editor in Chief of Campus Circle 323 939 8477 email@example.com BIO: Koslow worked for the campus circle for four years. Before returning to her hometown, she lived in New York City, working as an editor while also freelancing for various newspapers, magazines and online publications. She received her B.A. from Brown University and is currently pursuing a master's in Specialized Journalism (The Arts) at USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. She has written articles about controversial issues and is an advocate for peace around the world. Koslow covers student lifestyle. Koslow could help spread the information regarding guns on campus due to the Campus Circle is distributed to 40 colleges and over 900 off campus locations. Nick Shore Strategic Insights and Research 1 212 846 8000 firstname.lastname@example.org BIO: Shore was named senior vice president of strategic insights and research in December 2009. Prior to that, he worked at the Way Group, a New York strategic consulting company. He has also worked with Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo, Coca‐ Cola, AMC, Motorola, McDonald's, Nickelodeon and FX when he ran his own brand agency, Nick and Paul Inc., as well as the agency Kirshenbaum Bond & Partners. Nick Shore researches stories about topics of college life. A main topic with students is guns on campus and what should be allowed. MTV is very large influence on college students and youth. Getting NGAC attention from MTVU would be one of the best publicity tactics.