Telum Talks To: Roger M. Garcia Jr., Founder / Publisher / Editor of Metro News Central

Telum Media recently spoke to Roger M. Garcia Jr., the Founder / Publisher / Editor of Metro News Central. He shared how he started his journalism career, which led to him establishing his own news portal, covering local news in Metro Manila.

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00:34 - how his journalism career started
04:20 - his public information stint
04:40 - his public relations work
08:00 - why Metro News Central was established
11:48 - topics heavily covered by the publication
14:42 - what stories get the most traction
15:20 - tips for PRs wanting to pitch stories
20:33 - tips for journalists to produce engaging stories
Roger says there are no drastic changes in how to pitch stories to journalists but PRs must make their pitches interesting. Meanwhile, journalists must first study and read about their subjects before even beginning to write the story.

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