Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
01/04/2011

Media Consultancy Signs 'Copy Deal'

News Image
An up-and-coming multi-media business in Northern Ireland has just agreed a deal to supply editorial content for the employment sections of a leading local newspaper.
Millar Grattan Media (mgm) will start the contract with the Belfast Telegraph's Jobfinder section in mid April with former Telegraph journalist Gary Grattan commenting: "We will be handling all the copy and we'll be keen to receive any suitable business stories and pictures as well as suggestions for 'Me-and-my-Job' candidates."
Appealing to PR agencies and in-house PR officers he continued: "At the moment there is a backlog of private sector profile candidates, however, the good news is that we need to feature more public sector people and their jobs."
Gary Grattan and colleague Mandi Millar (pictured) - another former senior Belfast Telegraph journalist initially set up mgm as a "no nonsense media and video consultancy".
He said it is "making multi-media increasingly accessible, and affordable, to a growing number of Northern Ireland businesses and organizations".
"Video has become a must-have weapon of the PR armoury," insisted Gary, who has covered a wide range of subject matter.
He held the positions of Security Correspondent and Education Correspondent at the Belfast Telegraph prior to his appointment as a News Editor where he also steered the launch of the paper's new morning edition.
Then, in 2007 he spearheaded the launch of Belfast Telegraph TV as the paper's first ever video editor, producing a diverse range of films covering everything from business to beauty, finance to fashion and pop to politics and was the only person from Northern Ireland to date ever short-listed in the Multi-media Journalist of the Year category in the 2009 UK Press Gazette Newspaper Awards.
Mandi Millar has used her journalistic knowledge and extensive contact base to help a range of community and voluntary, public and private sector organisations develop their media profile in Northern Ireland.
Prior to her work in the PR sector over the last six years, Mandi spent 15 years as a senior journalist with the Belfast Telegraph where she started Education Telegraph before going on to launch and edit the paper's Homefinder property supplement.
See:
www.millargrattanmedia.com

(BMcC/GK)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

21/03/2017
Wild Dream Films Fuels Business Growth With Facilis Shared Storage
Wild Dream Films is a multi-award winning production company based in Cardiff, UK, which has built an impressive reputation working in both the UK and
14/03/2017
Supporting Broadcast 'Business As Usual'
Over the last few years there has been a lot of hype around the new technology required for 4K / UHD program making and the on-going desire to make al
21/04/2017
IRIS Innovates Emergency Rescue Sector
IRIS has evolved from the emergency rescue sector through its sister company Emergency Fire & Safety Ltd. Due to the high demand of innovative rescue
06/04/2017
Cengiz Dervis Welcomes Growth In Creative Sector
British actor Cengiz Dervis has welcomed the continuing growth of the creative sector. In the second half of 2016 alone, figures reveal that the (comb
04/08/2017
Telestream Appoints New VP Of Business and Corporate Development
Continuing a very active period of organic growth, acquisitions and strategic appointments, Telestream, has announced the creation of a new senior lea
24/07/2017
MXF: Bigger And Better To Meet Business Needs
For more than a century, the people of SMPTE have sorted out the details of many significant advances in media and entertainment technology, from the
19/09/2017
Sky Boosts Irish Production Sector
Sky has confirmed its investment in the Irish production sector with the announcement of a new content fund of more than €2m (£2m) for its Sky 1 chann
26/09/2017
Northern Ireland Welcomes New Production
Filming is to commence in Northern Ireland this month on a new dramatization for BBC One entitled Dave Allen At Peace. The project, in which Northern
08/05/2017
Production News : BBC To Film New Drama In Northern Ireland
A new drama series is to be set and filmed in Northern Ireland, it has been revealed. The series – Come Home – is written by BAFTA and International E
23/03/2018
Northern Ireland Screen Seek New Board Members
A new public appointments competition has been launched by the Department for the Economy (DfE) to recruit nine new Board Members to the Board of Nort
20/10/2017
Northern Ireland Screen, RTÉ Launch New Web Dramas
Northern Ireland Screen and RTÉ have launched four new 20-minute web dramas as part of the new season of Storyland 2017, showcasing Ireland's creative
05/04/2017
Production News : £11m Funding For BBC NI Announced
The BBC has announced it will be investing over £11 million in additional funding into services in Northern Ireland over the next three years. The inv
10/07/2017
Source Distribution Appointed Exclusive Distributor In UK And Ireland
Source Distribution has been appointed as the exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland for Expressive-E products, maker of the innovative Touché ex
30/06/2017
Sky News To Open New Bureau In Ireland
Sky News has confirmed it is opening a new bureau in Dublin, Ireland. Mr Darren McCaffrey, currently UK Political Correspondent at Sky News, will beco
03/12/2018
Animation Ireland Makes Final Call For Entries
Animation Ireland has made a final call for entries to the 2019 Irish Animation Awards. The 2019 awards ceremony will take place in Dingle on 23 March