Secure Media Coverage for your Food & Drink Brand

Secure Media Coverage from Top Media Outlets

Food4Media is an unrivalled service enabling restaurants and food and drink brands to secure top-level media coverage. Promote your news and images, make network connections with top-tier journalists and respond to Journalist Alerts – the media’s requests for information to complete stories.

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The Features that Make the Difference

Journalist Alerts

Respond to thousands of journalists seeking information and images to complete their food and drink features. Benefit from instant coverage.

Press Releases

Distribute your latest news to thousands of food and drink-focused journalists in our website Newsroom and through our News Alert emails.

Press Centre

Showcase your brand through your dedicated company area containing all your news, photos, videos and details of your PR contacts.

Network

Connect, follow and message top journalists writing about food, drink and restaurants, to build rapport with the media that matter to you.

Map

Sign up to receive alerts when journalists are in your region and message them for a face-to-face meeting to discover your brand.

Updates

Pitch ideas and opportunities to the media including your events, invitations and exclusives to further showcase your brand and drive engagement.

Messaging

Communicate instantly online with registered Food4Media journalists to help drive interest in your brand and form valuable relationships.

Profile

Manage your personal profile on the platform including your image, biography, social media handles, contact details and more.

Influencer Manager

Search vetted influencers by reach and demographics across all social channels. Run campaigns and measure their success with real-time reporting.

Media Intelligence

Keep track of your coverage with our user-friendly bespoke tool providing fast, accurate and relevant media monitoring, insights and reporting.

Media That Love Food4Media

What Journalists and Brands Say

"Invaluable. Journalist Alerts is a quick and efficient way of gathering information for my columns and articles that would otherwise take hours of research."

Andy Lynes
Freelance writer for The Telegraph, The Times, Caterer, others

"Food4Media has helped us get to the right journalists at the right time. We provide copy and images for requests, and all the influential industry writers see our press releases. We would not be without it."

Maria Whitehead MBE
Director
Hawkshead Relish Company

"Food4Media has been a fantastic resource in connecting me with the food and drink industry. No deadline has proven too short and no contact too hard to find. Their feed is great for keeping up to date with what's going on."

Jack Rear
Lifestyle Writer
The Telegraph

"An indispensable tool for alerting me to leads and sharing my press releases with a focused audience. Definitely money well spent!"

Hugh Richard Wright
Restaurant PR & Communications Consultancy

"Subscribing to Food4Media has been brilliant for connecting with the press. Within days of joining, my business was featured in The Independent and British Baker."

Chinelo Awa
CEO
Good Cake Day

"Journalist Alerts provide the opportunity for us to respond quickly and deliver coverage with kudos in national magazines and newspapers."

Jane Ellison-Bates
Manifest Marketing

"My first port of call for the day and a great way of swiftly ensuring I don’t miss any good foodie stories."

Sudi Piggott
Daily Mail, National Geographic Traveller Food, Evening Standard, others

"We get a lot of value from our subscription, from submitting press releases to engaging with Journalist Alerts and influencers. Food4Media helps our team work with writers to create the best stories."

AJ Sharp
Managing Director
Sharp Relations

"I love Food4Media. It’s a comprehensive tool and should be in every food journalist’s arsenal."

Chrissie Walker
Mostly Food & Travel Journal

"Spice Kitchen signed up to Food4Media in 2020 and we are so glad we did. The regular stream of relevant press opportunities has been fantastic for our brand."

Ann Lowe
Communications and Marketing Manager
Spice Kitchen UK

"I’ve been using Food4Media since the early days. I am very impressed with the speed of the service. Food4Media saves me so much time, effort and worry."

Jenny Itzcovitz
Sixtyplusurfers

"I am delighted with Food4Media. The platform provides opportunities for my business to promote itself. We sell more as a result of posting press releases and responding to journalists’ requests for content."

Jane Mason
Founder
Virtuous Bread

The Food4Media Team

Nick Wayland
CEO & Founder
 


Nick founded TravMedia in 1999, the travel industry's global media network, followed by Food4Media in 2004. A former editor, Nick understands the needs and pressures of the media and continues to develop easier ways for brands to connect with journalists and build long-lasting relationships. Nick splits his time between the Sydney, London and New York offices, and by design, never spends an entire cold winter or a hot summer anywhere.

Henry Hemming
Managing Director
Food4Media UK
+44 (0) 203 440 8920

Henry has been Managing Director of Food4Media UK since its inception in 2005, and of TravMedia UK since it launched in 2003. His knowledge and expertise have been integral to both brands' success, now the go-to platforms for travel and food & drink news. With over 25 years’ experience, he is a recognised communications expert in journalism, PR and news distribution. Henry lives in Sussex and is a keen foodie, photographer, naturalist and uncontrolled Beatles fan.

Victoria Furse
Business Development Manager
Food4Media UK
+44 (0) 203 440 8917

Victoria has a wealth of sales experience across numerous industries including the UK and international property markets, travel, publishing, events and FMCG. She works closely with Food4Media's customers to help maximise their results through the platform whilst also continuing to expand the business by building new relationships. She’s a keen singer in her spare time and newly committed Yogi.

Xanthe Nathan
Content Development Executive
Food4Media UK
+44 (0) 203 440 8905

Xanthe is the point of contact for all UK journalists. As a self-proclaimed foodie who loves to consume media, she naturally made a beeline for Food4Media. Xanthe is a recent Kings College graduate and was heavily involved in editing and writing for her university’s arts and culture magazine. She helps journalists get instant information through our Journalist Alerts service, and to build great profiles and utilise the site’s many features.

Blake Riddington
Regional Manager
Food4Media Australia & New Zealand
 
+61 (0) 468 438 451

Blake is passionate about food and travel. He loves finding innovative new ways to maximise his clients' results both on and off the platform. With a degree in PR and communications, Blake worked as a TV presenter for MCN and a digital marketer for a social travel App before joining Food4Media in 2017. Blake has been lucky enough to visit over 30 countries and is a true outdoorsman, relishing any opportunity to get out in the sun and get active.

Dominika Dryjski
Chief Operating Officer
Food4Media North America & Europe
 
+1 212 808 0811

Dominika joined the team in 2009. Born in Sweden with Polish roots, Dominika spent her childhood moving between Sweden and the States and developed a passion for food and travel. She resides between NYC, Sydney and Clearwater, but feels right at home on a plane. Dominika speaks Swedish, Polish, English and comfortably gets by in several other languages. With a strong love for the snow and the water, she tries to find time to enjoy both.

Lauren Moelk
Vice President, Communications & International Relations
Food4Media USA
+1 212 808 0811

After 13 years and three continents, Lauren is now based in the New York office and is responsible for communications and international relations. Lauren has extensive PR and media industry experience across the food, lifestyle, and tourism sectors. She is an adventurous foodie and ardent traveller, although she currently favours her husband's home-cooked meals on their rooftop balcony.

Julie Ott
Chief Marketing Officer
Food4Media Asia, China & Middle East
 
+61 401 240 940

Originally from the USA, Julie has lived in five countries, been outside the States longer than in them and now calls Australia home. She has over twenty years’ experience in marketing and communications strategy for major global brands, including Qantas, Expedia and Disney. Julie works closely with our clients to build their company profiles on the platform and pitch great stories. She continues to eat her way around the world any chance she gets.