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Sell vital information about a breaking news story | Talk to the Press

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Do you have vital information about a breaking news story? We want to hear from you!

If you have vital information about a breaking news story? We want to hear from you!

If you have information, photos, or video footage relating to an unfolding news story, we provide a free, no obligation service to help you make the most from your story:

  1. Simply fill in the valuation form on this page. Tell us a little about the information you wish to sell.
  2. One of our trained journalists will contact you to find out more.
  3. We’ll get you the highest payment for your story, photo or video footage. Once you’re happy to go ahead, we’ll get your content published.

Nothing will be used or printed without your consent. Nothing you send us will be shared with a third party until you give us the go-ahead.

Anonymous information about a breaking news story

As well as helping people share their own stories, we are also involved in breaking news stories and even take anonymous tips.

Talk to the Press is part of the UK’s largest independent press agency. We’re here to act as a barrier between you and the publisher. This means we will protect your identity, or ensure your story is told your way.

Simply fill in the form on this page with a little info about the story – or give us a ring.

We’ll get back to you with a valuation for your story. One of our friendly writers will talk you through the next steps.

How to tip off the press about a breaking news story

When comedian Michael McIntyre was attacked by a moped-gang on the streets of London, Talk to the Press broke the news with the national press.

Moments after the incident took place, an anonymous passerby phoned us up to discuss what had happened.

The tipster did not have any photographs, video, or evidence that the incident took place. Only their first-hand account.

Deputy Editor Courtney took the phone call and took down all of the details and within minutes she was able to dispatch a reporter to the scene of the crime and make phone calls to verify the incident.

In doing this, our agency were able to capture exclusive footage and photographs of the incident and sell them to The Sun newspaper off the back of the tip off.

The next day, the story was on the front page of the paper and we negotiated a substantial fee for the tipster, who simply tipped off the press about a news story.

Tip off the press about a breaking news story

Have you got a story that should be in the press? Do you have close knowledge of a newsworthy event that you would like to get out there? If so, get in touch by filling out a story form or calling 0207 549 5437.

We work in your interests, to get you the best fee possible for your content and make the process as smooth as possible. If you are unsure and want some free advice, just give us a call.  Our service won’t cost you a penny, there is no obligation, and we will never publish anything you send us without your prior consent.

More information

For more information about how our service works, you can read the Sell My Story – How it Works page.  Or for other ways to contact our journalists, see the Contact Us page.

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