Like all mums, Michele Faranda-Lee is excited about giving her young kids a big hug on Christmas morning. But until recently this was impossible – because Michele was too fat. Just a couple of years ago Michele, 42, was a size 32 and tipped the scales at 24 stone. But the mum of three is […]
Katie Booth’s story about how she’s copes with her short term memory loss appeared in the Daily Mirror on Friday. Katie, who lives in Spain with her partner Jonathan and their son Elliot, suffered a brain aneurysm when she was four months pregnant and had to undergo emergency surgery to save her life. Amazingly she […]
Not all the stories we deal with at Talk to the Press involve dramatic, life-changing events. Mum-of-four Denise Bona got in touch with us as she simply wanted to share her simple tips on how to feed your family for on a tight budget, and her story appeared in the Mirror’s Your Life section. Denise, […]
When Hazel Stilgoe-McCombe’s husband got down on one knee and asked her to marry him on their very first date, she said yes immediately. Many women would have run a mile at such a proposal, but Hazel says she already knew she had found her soul mate in David – because she had been in […]
As soon as we heard what amazing mum Fiona Storey had done for her son, we knew a newspaper would love to interview her. Last year, Fiona jumped 15,000 foot out of a plane to raise money so her six-year-old son Dylan could undergo pioneering surgery in America that would mean he’d be able to walk. […]
When we heard about the little girl who lives in a colourless world, our hearts broke. Eight-year-old Tyla Rich from North Wales was born with Achromatopsia – a rare inherited condition which means she suffers colourblindness, loss of vision and an inability to fully control her eye movement. For Tyla, who can only see up […]
This weekend, Helen Carrol’s remarkable story about her three dramatic births featured in the Mirror newspaper. Helen, 36, almost died giving birth to her first child, Jessica, her husband Paxton delivered their second daughter, Erin, in their bedroom and Helen delivered the third by herself in the bathtub at home. Her third labour began drama-free […]
Jacqueline Brisco, a 41-year-old mum from Merseyside, contacted us because she wanted to raise awareness of the dangers of gastric bands and warn other women that they are not the ‘quick fix’ many think them to be. Two years ago Jackie was a size 12-14 – smaller than the average British woman – but had […]
David Flannigan got in touch with us saying ‘How do my wife and I sell our story’. David and his wife Tracey met when their previous partners had an affair with each other, and are now married with a family of their own.
As soon as Karen Johnston filled out our sell story submission form with her incredible story of expecting twins at 54 via egg donation from the Czech republic, we knew we could help her. We went on to set Karen up with a string of deals with newspapers, magazines and television.