As a PR professional who has helped educators nationwide become media spokespeople and advocates, I am only too aware that the reasons for the disconnect between teachers and the press are complex. I also know that the media is a powerful lever that can help shift the poor public perception of teachers, a change that is long overdue.
This summer The New Yorker started to experiment with sponsored content, or what is commonly referred to as native advertising; The magazine’s website, for example, now includes a native ad from IBM
Winner: Momentum Communications Group This past year, Momentum Communications Group has used its campaigns on behalf of nonprofit clients Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) and Siemens Foundation as successful testing grounds for new ways to …
If your client doesn’t look polished and speak well, all of the messaging you perfected loses value.
“You couldn’t pay me enough to get back into pitching again. There’s just way too much noise out there—it’s too hard to break through,” said a former colleague of mine, who left PR for blogging a few years back.
One of the most uncomfortable positions for a speaker is to be challenged by the press. Unfortunately, it can occur at any given moment during a public event, and it’s something you have to be prepared for.
Want to ensure that your press releases rise like cream to the top of a journalist’s inbox? Here are five questions to mull over before you send out your latest pitch.