Stories by Brenda C. Siler

Perfect Pitching Practices From 2018’s Media Relations Conference

December 5th, 2019 by

Brevity, timeliness, prepared spokespersons and trusted media contacts were a few of the tactics panelists touted at a panel session on media pitching during last year’s PR News Media Relations Summit in Washington, D.C. This year’s summit features an interactive pitching workshop on 12/12 and a pitching panel on 12/13. 

Eight Tips for Better Pitching

December 6th, 2018 by

It’s an oft-asked question in PR: How do I get media to listen to my pitch and perhaps gain some coverage? A panel of journalists and PR pros offered answers to this query during a session on media pitching at PR News’ Media Relations conference Dec. 6 in Washington, D.C.

Issue Management: Solve a Potential Problem and Gain a Business Foothold

January 2nd, 2012 by

A combination of proactive risk management and brand positioning, issue management should be a key component of an organization’s communications strategy.