At The Forefront Podcast: Media Tips with WFAA’s Jason Whitely

In this insightful episode, host Tim Mallad sits down with Jason Whitely, Senior Political Reporter at WFAA/Channel 8 in Dallas/Fort Worth, to delve into the dos and don’ts of interacting with the media, offering valuable insight for individuals and organizations alike. From discussing topics that capture journalists’ attention to navigating crisis communication, the conversation also provides awareness for best practices during interviews. The discussion emphasizes the significance of building positive relationships with journalists, underscoring that personal connections can be a benefit. In addition, the episode highlights that any organization, including senior living communities, has the potential to play an expert role in its field. Tune in for this very special episode highlighting media interactions and organizational communication strategies.

About Jason Whitely

Jason Whitely is the Senior Political Reporter at WFAA in Dallas / Fort Worth and host of Inside Texas Politics, a weekly political television program that is broadcast statewide every Sunday morning on eleven Texas television stations. Jason also co-hosts the Y’all-itics political podcast which has more than a million downloads. Jason’s reporting has earned 24 Emmy Awards, three Edward R. Murrow Awards, and two dozen others. He won the Emmy for Best General Assignment Reporter in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2010 and 2005. In 2023, D Magazine named Jason as Best TV Broadcaster in its annual Best of Big D list.

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