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PR for Anyone

I can’t tell you how many media personalities personal cell phones I have in my phone, including a top national anchor. Don’t underestimate your value and what you can bring to the media. Start on social media and be “social.” See what kinds of things they’re posting on social media.

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PR Pitches & Podcasts: 5 Questions To Ask Before You Start

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Like a radio broadcast, podcasts have a producer or two who make editorial decisions on what to include. Many of the rules for pitching a conventional radio producer also apply to pitching a podcast, but there are some subtle differences. Can you “see” the story on the radio? Start by asking these key questions.

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Think Before You Share Content

The Proactive Report

” The video was shared by his friends and of course, it found its way onto social media and then went viral. PR Takeaways: Hold social media training sessions with all employees, including execs. Put a social media policy in place and do workshops to highlight the perils of posting controversial content.

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Even the Queen Uses Embargoes: 4 Tips for Following Her Royal Inspiration


Just ask Reed Pence, host and producer of the award-winning national radio magazine Radio Health Journal. “An Being able to anticipate a story helps put me on equal footing with media that have much quicker turnaround times and allows me to be more current.”. Connect with Lisa on Twitter: @LisaArledge.

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PR Rock Stars: Life Time’s Dan DeBaun

Communications Conversations

Let’s go back to the beginning–how did you get your start in the media world? I was a radio news reporter for three years in St. I really appreciated my time in radio and print journalism. Little known fact: You led social media management for the Business Journal during your time there.

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Being Smart and Strategic When Navigating the Current News Cycle


We’ve been talking to our key media contacts to find out where things stand, how they’re feeling and what’s in store. Here’s a sampling of what we’ve heard: One radio network producer told us that they are open to “anything they can get their hands on” related to COVID-19. Another said coronavirus stories are all she is working on.

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Finding the Right Time to Send a Pitch


Many are expected to post to multiple platforms, and then promote their work on social media. Absent any additional insight into your target media’s workflow, it’s still a decent time slot, if you have to guess. And of course, the best time of day to pitch varies widely depending on the type of media you’re pitching.

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