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Transform Your Pitch From Snooze to News

Learn How to Gain Attention From Journalists and Bloggers


Availability
On-Demand, available until Feb. 12, 2015
Recorded Feb. 6, 2014
Full Price: $200
Members: Free!
On-Demand, available until Nov. 19, 2015
Recorded Nov. 13, 2014
Full Price: $200
Members: Free!

Category: Media Relations

Journalists are fewer and farther between, and they are more harried and overworked than ever. Also, bloggers are developing a reputation for impatience with — even an aversion to — public relations pitches. This webinar will teach you eight proven ways to transform your routine story into the type of content that grabs their attention in the first sentence. You will learn:

  • How to meet journalists’ changing requirements for newsworthiness the new media landscape.
  • New hooks for old or recurring events and issues.
  • An approach to revitalizing “snoozers,” such as groundbreakings and check-signings.
  • How to make your trend story the one reporters pick up — while leaving your competitors out.
  • Specific examples of how these approaches have worked for outlets such as the Washington Post, the New York Times and USA Today.

Instructor

Michael Smart

Photo of Michael Smart Smart has been landing top-tier coverage for 15 years. He also has trained more than 4,500 communicators across the globe on how to boost their media and blog placements, including pros from Allstate, Disney, Verizon, Hilton, Honda, Edelman and many other organizations, large and small. He has been among the top-rated presenters at the PRSA International Conference three times.

Participants earn 1.0 APR Maintenance Credits for a webinar. For more information on Accreditation maintenance, visit http://www.prsa.org/Learning/Accreditation.

 


 
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