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April 26, 2012

Transform Your Pitch From Snooze to News. Free for Members!
April 26, 2012
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
On-demand Webinar


Learn how to Gain Attention from Journalists and Bloggers

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 Michael Smart, principal of MichaelSMARTPR, has been landing top-tier coverage for 13 years. He also has trained more than 3,000 communicators across the globe 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 twice been among the top-rated presenters at the PRSA International Conference.

PRSA thanks:

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


Register online: www.prsa.org/pdg

Future Meetings

November 13, 2014

Developing the Power of Storytelling to Communicate Right from Wrong

November 13, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Florida International University Downtown on Brickell
1101 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131

We all have a story to tell, our own and our client’s. Storytelling is a powerful tool to communicate just about anything to a variety of audiences in just about any profession.