"Getting On the Air: TV News Decision-Makers"
No medium delivers your message to a broader audience than television. Getting your client, company or product "on the air" can pay big PR dividends. But, who are the real decision-makers at Chicago's local TV stations, and what are they looking for when it comes to media pitches, expert analysis or fun segments for their shows? These are the TV insiders you need to know.
WGN-TV (CW 9): Terry Barthel, Producer for WGN-TV Morning News
WFLD-TV (Fox 32): Jason Cooper, Producer for "Good Day Chicago"
WMAQ-TV (NBC 5): Pam Oliver, News Planning Editor
WLS-TV (ABC 7): Blanca Rios, News Assignment Editor
WBBM-TV (CBS 2): Deidra White, News Planning Manager
Moderator: Charles Meyerson, Consultant/Adjunct Professor/Former Chicago Bureau Chief, FM News 101.1 Chicago
11:30 am Doors Open / Registration Begins
12:00 pm Lunch Served
12:25 pm Program Begins
1:30 pm Program Concludes
Come for a family-style luncheon and exceptional networking opportunities with some of Chicago's best and brightest communications professionals. (Vegetarian meals are available, request when registering.)
LOCATION & PARKING
Maggiano's Little Italy Restaurant
516 N. Clark, Chicago
(Banquet room entrance on Grand)
(valet parking is available for $12.00)
"Late Registration" fee applies after 5 pm on the Friday preceding the event.
We cannot process online registrations after 3 pm the day before the event. Walk-Ins (pay at the door) are welcome at the rates shown:
(by 5 pm on Friday preceding event)
|$ 40||$ 50||$ 25|
(after 5 pm on Friday preceding event)
|$ 50||$ 60||$ 25|
|Walk-in||$ 55||$ 65||$ 30|
*Only PCC members in good standing may register at the "member" rate.
**Non-members who register at the member rate will be billed for the difference.
Cancellation policy: if you need to cancel your reservation, you must call the PCC office at 773.463.5560 by 12:00 noon on the Monday preceding the event; otherwise an invoice in the amount of your registration fee for the event (as applicable) will be sent to you.