At 11:59 +0000 10/12/08, Abigail Brady wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 8:50 AM, David Gerard 
>We did a great job on this IWF thing. I did well on radio and TV (if I
>say so myself) and the WMF spoke softly and pointed out a fascinating
>assortment of big sticks in the background, and the IWF blinked.
>*does victory dance on the skulls of the IWF*
>I'd like to say, though, I need more backup in the UK ... people who
>can go on telly at a few hours' notice, specifically.
>This is very little-needed - the last round of telly was Jan 2007 over
>the Microsoft OOXML thing - but when we need it, we *need* it. Missing
>Sky News was not good.
>Press, between Alison and I we coped OK. Radio, OKish. I missed doing
>BBC 5 Live. More reliable contacts there would be nice.
>But we need people in London who are confident they can represent
>Wikipedia/Wikimedia and talk in soundbites on telly at a few hours'
>notice. Anyone?
>I would be happy to do radio stuff, but would need to be persuaded 
>about telly things.

Radio interviews are done over the phone, or in a studio, or a radio 
car. I assume that people in Cambridge (for example) could get into 
the Cambridge studio (BBC)?


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