pitching Tag

30 Mar MindShare Meets the Press! Program Recap

The 2015 MindShare class kicked off this year with the first of eight classes, and members were able to Meet the Press! Meet the Press: Tania Anderson, Kasra Kangarloo, Reid Snyder and moderator Elizabeth Shea What is MindShare? Launched in 1997, the organization handpicks 50 to 60...

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25 Mar Survey: Meet Today’s Journalist

As PR professionals we often wonder how best to communicate with the journalists we pitch. Should we be trying something new? What should we be doing more of or less of? Without any good way to ask journalists what they really want we’re often left to...

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19 Dec 8 Tips for a More Interesting Pitch

Confession: I have a serious PR crush on Michael Smart. It all started when my colleague Jonathan did an in-office training on a few of Michael Smart’s general writing tips, but the full on PR crush developed when I attended a PRSA event where he...

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20 Nov How to Pitch Challenging Brands

You know why the internet is great? You have access to information on anything. I realized this recently when I was browsing though PRSA’s website and realized that as a member I have access to hundreds of free webinars from industry experts on everything from...

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29 Jun Insights from PRSA Pitching Boot Camp

Thursday morning I had the opportunity to attend a PRSA Pitching Boot Camp with renowned media pitching coachMichael Smart. I first heard about Michael Smart in a SpeakerBox pitch camp hosted by our own Jonathan Katz. If you can’t tell by his blog posts, it’s not...

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16 Apr The Art of the Ask for Startup Entrepreneurs

This week, I responded to a DC Startups - Fierce Conversations Facebook group post that offered this basic notion: "Entrepreneurs are horrible at pitching. Not pitching the details of their companies so much, but generally pitching who they are to get introductions or sponsorships." As someone who...

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