Sell a story to Magazines, Newspapers & Television for the Highest Fee Possible

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Weight loss and slimming stories

Sell my weight loss before and after pictures
April 13
Sell My StoryWeight Loss & Slimming Stories

Sell your weight loss before and after pictures to a magazine or newspaper to inspire others and celebrate your success. We'll pay you to publish your story. Why not show off your achievement and get paid. Contact us today.

Unexplained weight gain | Share your story
November 11
Health StoriesWeight Loss & Slimming Stories

Unexplained weight gain: A young woman who was mysteriously gaining weight despite dieting was horrified to discover a life-threatening 26lb cyst the size of a WATERMELON inside her.

The Ultimate Wedding Diet
July 12
Wedding StoriesWeight Loss & Slimming Stories

Debbie Dyson-Fussey was a size 26 at her heaviest and flew into a rage after revisiting her 2009 wedding snaps.

Raising awareness of domestic violence, rape and abuse.

My ex tried to kill me | My nails saved my life | Share my story
January 10
Abuse & Domestic Violence StoriesReal Life StorySell My Story

My ex tried to kill me, but my nails saved my life. Here's my story. Find out how you can sell your story for the highest fee possible.

Attacked by my ex boyfriend | Sell your story
October 27
Abuse & Domestic Violence Stories

This is the moment a mother was battered to the floor by her yob ex-boyfriend before he dragged her lifeless body along a road.

Expose a rapist in the press
April 04
Abuse & Domestic Violence StoriesCrime StoriesReal Life Story

We helped Bethany Hazell share the horrific ordeal she suffered at the hands of James Hunt when she was just 15 and 16. provides a free service to help people share their real-life stories with the national press and get paid the highest fee possible.

Bizarre and shocking stories

Tell my side of the story
October 19
Bizarre & Shocking StoriesFunny & Crazy StoriesSell My Story

Hen do horror – Sell a hen do story
June 04
Bizarre & Shocking StoriesWedding Stories

A mother of the bride who had a glass bottle smashed over her head on her daughter's HEN DO has seen her attacker walk free from court. Charlotte Kirby, 25, viciously hurled the bottle towards Lisa Robinson's head just two weeks before her daughter Rachel Catildi's big day.

Sell our wedding story to a magazine
October 31
Bizarre & Shocking StoriesSupernatural & Spooky StoriesWedding Stories

Have you got a quirky or unusual wedding planned? is part of the largest press agency in the UK and we specialise in helping people share their stories and get the most money possible for their story.

Unusual, Unconventional or Eyebrow Raising Relationship stories.

Love rats, cheats and con-artists

Revenge Porn Victim couldn’t leave the house after boyfriend posted naked pics online
December 09
Love Rat Stories

Gambian Love Rat
June 18
Love Rat StoriesReal Life StoryRelationship Stories

I Thought He Loved Me But He Was Only After a Visa! If you have a similar story that you’d like to share with the press, or warn others in a similar situation, get in touch today and find out how much your story is worth.

Conman Love Rat
February 10
Love Rat StoriesRaising AwarenessRelationship Stories


If you want to sell a story or photo to the press, you’re in the right place. To sell a story to the national press, simply complete the 2 Minute Valuation form on this page, call our hotline: 0800 622 6511 (or +44 01179 066 505 if you’re calling from a mobile or from overseas).


SWNS is the largest and most established press agency in the UK. For over 50 years we’ve been supplying the entire UK and overseas press with hundreds of stories, news articles and features every day. In addition, SWNS has journalists and offices spanning the country. We provide national magazines, newspapers and TV shows with everything from world exclusives to funny pet stories. No story is too large or too small and we cannot be competed with in terms of fees or reach.


  • GUARANTEE: We pay the highest fees;
  • TRUST: The UKs most trusted agency;
  • YOUR STORY: How you want it to be told.



Sell a story: Simply fill out the form on the right hand side of this page to discover how much your story or photo is worth; we’ll let you know straight away. Our offices span the country and our service is free to you – there is no obligation. On this website you can read some of our incredible stories that have made it into the press recently, or you can get more information about the story buying process on pages like this one: How to Sell my Story.



SWNS is the largest press agency in the UK. Each day, every major newspaper and magazine calls us to find out which stories we have for sale. Our service is free and won’t cost you a penny. Because we auction your story to the highest bidder we guarantee you the highest fee (if you want to read more about how much your story is likely to be worth see the How Much Is My Story Worth page). Unlike many other agencies, we also have the ability to place your story in every single magazine and newspaper. If you’ve got a story, this is how it works:


  1. We auction our stories to the editors of the national press every day. Once you have completed the short form on this page, we will get back to you with the highest offer for your story. You’ll get the most money by selling it exclusively to one publication. We can sell it to other magazines and newspapers after it has appeared as an exclusive.
  2. If you’re happy with the offer and would like to proceed, we’ll have a quick interview over the phone (or in person if you prefer). We’ll discuss the details of your story. We’ll write up your story and then read it back to you at your request before it appears in the press, so you have full control.
  3. Once the story has been published and you have been paid, we can then sell your story again, guaranteeing you even more cash. If you decide to, we can then put your story onto the ‘newswire’.  This means that all magazines and newspapers can use your story, and you’ll be paid each time it is used.



  • Do you want to sell your story to a national newspaper or magazine?
  • Maybe you want to sell your picture or shocking video footage?
  • Appear on TV or share your story in a feature-length documentary?
  • Or perhaps you’ve suddenly found yourself in the glare of the media spotlight and need expert advice from a trained media representative?


At SWNS, our team of expert journalists will help you sell your story ensuring the whole world hears it. We will guide you through the process from start to finish, securing you the best possible coverage for your story and ensuring it is told sensitively and accurately. We can help you to appear anywhere from newspapers and magazines through to national TV interviews and feature-length documentaries. Or if you have some shocking pictures or dramatic video footage, we will get you fantastic cash rewards for these too. was created by SWNS to be your gateway to the national press. With an unrivalled reputation we have produced top news stories and features for over 50 years. We have a consistent presence in the national press. Therefore, selling your story with us is incredibly simple. By filing out the quick and easy form we can review your story and get back to you straight away. Alternatively you can contact us on our FREE VALUATION LINE ON: 0800 622 6511 or drop the team an email at: [email protected]



Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about selling your story. Our features, news or pictures department will be happy to give you any additional information that you can’t find on this website. We’ve done our best to give you all of the information that you need. Here are some useful links to help answer any frequently asked questions just click on the relevant text links:



Hopefully you can find all of the info you need, but don’t hesitate to get in touch if you want to know anything else about selling a story to a newspaper or magazine.



SWNS is the largest, most trusted, and most established press agency in the UK. Our offices span the country. Each day all of the national magazine and newspaper editors call our office for a list of the content we have for sale. Every major publication and television company in the world receives our newswire. This means that any magazine that is interested in running your story will contact us.


Your story will be written to the length and style that the target publications demand. Our team of writers and trained journalists are experts at writing for all publications. Furthermore, and most importantly, your is told exactly how you want it to be.


SWNS employ professional, discreet and friendly staff, so you can rest assured that your story is handled correctly.


Why Sell a Story with SellUsYourStory

SWNS/ has an impeccable reputation for the accuracy of its content. SWNS is the most trusted independent press agency in the UK.


Our company has not, and will never, engage in any immoral activity in order to find stories. We always adhere to the IPSO code of conduct and operate within the law. As such, we rely on people like you to come forward and share your story.


Finally, we take every care and precaution to ensure the accuracy of our media content. To read more about SWNS, please visit our About SWNS page.