Pitch It! Pro Tips for Earning Big Media Coverage
Word of mouth is great ? and it’s even more impactful coming from a broadcast journalist with a big megaphone who has a loyal audience trusting that journalist to curate quality content and stories that matter. Professional coverage by television, newspaper, and magazine reporters can give your efforts a huge boost. But how do you convince them to cover you?
Journalist and Social Media strategists Lily Casura and Sandy Levy will share insights for getting reporters and editors to seriously evaluate your story ideas, and provide specific, actionable tips for telling your story to highlight its newsworthiness.
Light pizza and salad lunch provided.
About the Presenters
Lily Casura is a journalist, author, and the creator and founder of the award-winning website Healing Combat Trauma. Her work has appeared in the Texas Tribune, the Huffington Post, Agence France-Presse, the Houston Chronicle, the San Antonio Express-News, and many other publications.
Sandy Levy‘s career journey has taken her from reporting sports at KSAT 12, to producing WOAI talk shows, to serving on the Clinton/Gore advance team, to running her own award-winning PR agency. She’s currently senior public relations strategist at esd & associates.
FFF Session Next Month:
Customer/User Journey Mapping. Friday, March 6, 2015, noon – 1:30 pm. At Peer 1 Hosting.
Light pizza and salad lunch provided OR bring your own lunch.
Friday, February 6, 2015
Lunch workshop Noon – 1:30 pm
PEER1 Hosting, 250 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78215
Yes, you are welcome to invite others, but there’s limited space, so please make sure your friends register!
March: User/Customer Journey Mapping
Instead of designing web pages, emails and social media profiles, UX professionals design key user experiences. Journey Maps help us craft whole experience chock full of insights and opportunities. We’ll be at Peer1 Hosting @ the Pearl again.
Block out noon – 1:30 pm on each first Friday of the month – make lunch plans with Firecat coworkers and your own brain.
Firecats love and support coworking! Pick up your lunch on the way and gather with other smart folks who love learning to sharpen your skills at digital marketing.
And yes – we welcome your suggestions for upcoming coworking and brown bag topics and presenters. Thanks!