Our Crowd of Influencers

Our crowd of journalists and other influencers cover the following industries, sectors and issues. (In the trade, we call them “patches”.) Journalists can send Direct Message (DM) requests for information to the Twitter groups set out below as part of their research for content. All requests to follow an account must be approved.

ANIMAL JOURNALIST  REQUESTS 

For consumer & industry issues relating to pets, such as pet health, grooming, feeding, accessories and veterinary services. For animal conservation, go to Environment. For livestock or other animal farming issues, go to Agriculture.

 


AGRICULTURE JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For industry issues relating to agriculture, such as farming, fishing, and forestry. For questions regarding food, go to Food & Beverage. For questions regarding animals such as pets, go to Animals. 



BEAUTY JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For consumer & industry issues including beauty products on the market, skincare, body grooming, cosmetics, hair grooming, salons & treatments, cosmetic surgery and men’s grooming.


BUSINESS JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For industry and general business management, operation performance issues, including mergers and takeovers, career moves, profit and losses. For questions regarding managing personal finances, go to Money.



CONSUMER AFFAIRS JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For broad consumer affairs issues. For personal finance issues go to @MoneyHT



EDUCATION & HUMAN RESOURCES JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For consumer & industry issues including the latest on schools, colleges, university, personal development, Human Resources, personnel and training.



ENTERTAINMENT JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For consumer issues relating to TV, Radio, computer games, celebrities, film, theatre, music, books, art and festivals.

ENVIRONMENT JOURNALIST REQUESTS

Any issues relating to the environment, such as pollution, climate change, weather and conservation.


FASHION AND STYLE JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For consumer & industry issues such as fashion shows, designers’ seasonal collections and accessories. For questions regarding the general retail industry, go to Retail.



FOOD AND BEVERAGE JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For industry issues relating to food and drink, such as food processing, alcohol, breweries, and licensed/unlicensed food and beverages. For questions regarding specific production, try Agriculture.


HEALTH AND WELL-BEING JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For health issues including health worries, diets, healthy eating, men’s health, women’s health, children’s health, disease treatment, cosmetic surgery and mental health. Also for industry issues specifically within the healthcare sector, such as pharmaceutical companies and medical breakthroughs. 


HOME, GARDEN, DESIGN AND DIY JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For consumer issues including DIY, interior and exterior design, kitchenware, bathroom, garage, windows & conservatories, home technology and furniture. (For questions regarding purchasing a home, go to @PropertyHT). 



ONLINE, INTERNET AND BROADBAND TECHNOLOGY JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For internet and online service issues, such as online gaming, search engines, social networking sites, streaming services, broadband, hosting, software as a service, cloud computing. For non-internet related technologies, go to Technology.


MEDIA INDUSTRY, BROADCAST, PRESS AND MARKETING JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For industry issues relating to media and marketing, such as advertising,broadcasting, film, market
research, publishing, printing, events and social media. 


MOTORING AND AUTOMOTIVE JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For consumer & industry issues including cars, vans, motorbikes and the latest from motoring companies. For questions regarding motoring as a sport e.g. Formula 1, go to Sport. For questions regarding roads or transport infrastructure, go to @TravelHT. 


PARENTING AND CHILDCARE JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For baby, child and parenting issues. 

PERSONAL FINANCE AND MONEY JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For consumer issues including personal finance, loans, credit cards and debt. For questions regarding what companies do with their money, go to Business. 

PROPERTY, CONSTRUCTION, ESTATE MANAGEMENT JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For consumer & industry issues relating to property and real estate, such as property markets, housing prices, planning permission and construction. For questions regarding upkeep of a home, go to Home & Garden.



RETAIL AND SHOPPING JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For industry issues relating to retail. For questions regarding specific retail items products or the shopping experience, go to specific industry groups such as Fashion or Beauty.


SCIENCE JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For any issues relating to the science industry, such as new research developments, studies, and news. For technology follow @TechHT. For environment follow @EnviroHT.


POLITICAL AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS JOURNALIST REQUESTS  

For issues relating to politics and social affairs, such as unemployment, welfare benefits, social services, political issues and elections. For questions regarding Education, Healthcare, Agriculture or Money issues, please go to the relevant groups.



SPORT AND RECREATION JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For consumer & industry issues on all sports such as Football, Rugby, Tennis, Golf, Cricket, the Olympics, athletics, winter sports, water sports, motor racing, horse racing, sports personalities and sports products. For questions regarding personal participatory sports, go to Leisure.


TECHNOLOGY JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For consumer & industry issues including latest gadgets in stores, mobiles, computers, DVD/video, mp3 players, hardware, software and applications. For questions regarding the Internet or other online services, go to Internet.



TELECOMMUNICATIONS JOURNALIST REQUEST

For industry issues relating to telecommunications market, such as carrier developments;  mobile, wireless,  wired PSTN network management; OSS/BSS; infrastructure projects; new developments and services.


TRAVEL, TRANSPORT AND HOLIDAY JOURNALIST REQUESTS

For consumer and industry issues relating to travel & holidays, such as luxury cruises, ski tours and the tourism industry. Also for industry issues relating to transport, including road, rail, water, air and
space. For car issues, go to MotoringPWK. 

PR-TO-PR INFORMATION REQUESTS 

For public relations people to share opportunities and gain information from other public
relations professionals. 

 

AFRICA JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For all issues relating to African countries and Africa as a continent including; consumer, industry, social, political and economic. 


AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For all issues relating to Australasian countries including; consumer, industry, social, political and economic. The countries in this region are Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea etc.

BRAZIL JOURNALIST REQUESTS
For all Brazilian related  issues including; consumer, industry, social,
political and economic.




EUROPEAN JOURNALIST  REQUESTS 

For all European related  issues including; consumer, industry, social,
political and economic. This includes countries such as the UK, France, Germany,
Spain, Italy, Switzerland etc.



EAST ASIA JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For all East Asian  related  issues including; consumer, industry, social,
political and economic. The countries in this region are: China, Hong Kong,
Macau, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia and Taiwan.



INDO-ASIAN JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For all  issues related to Indo Asian countries such as India, Nepal,
Bangladesh and so on. The issues include those concerning; consumer, industry, social,
political and economic.



SOUTH AMERICAN JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For all South American related  issues including; consumer, industry, social, political and economic. The countries in this region include Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela, Peru and so on.



NORTH AMERICAN JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For all North American related  issues including; consumer, industry, social, political and economic. The countries in this region are United States, Mexico, Canada, Guatemala, Cuba etc. 



MIDDLE EAST JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For all issues
relating to the Middle East including; consumer, industry, social,
political and economic. The countries in this region are Egypt, Iran, Iraq,
Saudi, Yemen etc.

RUSSIA JOURNALIST REQUESTS 

For all Russian related  issues including; consumer, industry, social,
political and economic.