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Media Pitching 101: How to Gain Coverage for Your Event

In a typical PR classroom, media pitching is a hot topic of discussion. While you can have as many talks about it as you want, you never really get the hang of it until you do it yourself. Reporters want newsworthy stories — but they’re not opposed to having some fun. If you’ve got a […]

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Merry Pitchmas: Effectively Pitching During the Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a great time to pitch because the season is frequently targeted for promotional events—especially around Christmas. From product launches and gift guides to events, there are several ways for brands to insert themselves in the holiday news cycle, and it’s our job to make sure these brands are noticed. Here […]

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The New Secrets of Media Pitching Success [National Conference]

Editor’s Note: The PRSSA 2013 National Conference was in Philadelphia from October 25-29. All National Conference posts can be found here. In one of the final professional development sessions of the PRSSA 2013 National Conference, Michael Smart, principal of MichaelSMARTPR, shared “The New Secrets of Media Pitching Success.” Twenty-first century digital world media relations has changed dramatically from […]

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How to Pitch the Media

Knowing how to successfully pitch a story to the media is a fundamental skill that public relations professionals must develop. However, it seems that young professionals are often not as educated about the subject, which makes them fairly anxious the day they have to do it themselves. Break your fear and pitch your way to […]

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