I know that you’re wary of talking to reporters, and I certainly don’t blame you. With that being said, I wanted to let you know that _______________, from _______________ News, reached out to me and asked that I make an introduction.
Indeed, I feel comfortable vouching for this journalist. You might remember their series on _______________. It was the series of stories that resulted in positive change in the area of _______________ . I was a source for that investigation, and I was thoroughly impressed with how _______________ made sure that my quotes were in context and all of the information was accurate. _______________ is not shy about circling back to check facts. Moreover, _______________ honored our agreement to keep some information off the record.
I would urge you to consider granting an interview to _______________. I am confident that they will do this important topic justice, and their article will definitely be stronger with your perspective and expertise represented.
You can reach _______________ at _______________. Please don’t hesitate to let me know if you have any questions, or if I can ease any concerns you might have about speaking with a member of the media.
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