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The Art of the Pitch: How to pitch your story to the media

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)

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Join us for an eye-opening seminar on how to catch the attention of the local media!

Do you know...

  • The criteria the Charlotte media use to cover news? 
  • Why your news stories might not be picked up by a news organization? 
  • How to "Find the Story" inside your organization?
  • How to write an effective press release that media will read?
  • The importance of a follow-up call and/or email to pitch your story?
  • Who to contact to make your pitch?

Schedule of Events for the Day:

8am - Registration & Networking (Coffee)

8:30am - 12:30 Art of the Pitch Seminar & Media Q & A (Lunch Included)

Topics : A) How to find the story in your organization

               B) How and when to pitch to a reporter

               C) How to write a well-crafted press release

               D) 1 hour Q & A discussion with the media.

Sarah Batista


The Seminar is Hosted by Sarah Batista, Founder and Creative Director of Stories to Inspire (former reporter at WBTV) and Jim Quick & Patrick Pearson from BENHAM Media Group. 

Special Charlotte media guests participating in our panel discussion and impactful "Ask the Media" Q&A include: 

    • Jacinda Garabito - Reporter/ Weather Anchor WCCB Charlotte
    • Natalie Pasquarella - Anchor/ Reporter WSOC Channel 9
    • Dion Lim - Anchor/Consumer Reporter NBC Charlotte
    • Jeff Rivenbark - Reporter America Now
    • April Bethea - Online Producer/ Reporter Charlotte Observer
    • David Spunt - Reporter WBTV 
    • Patrick Pearson - PR Director/ BENHAM Media Group
    • Francene Marie Morris / CBS Radio

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Dilworth Neighborhood Grille
911 E Morehead St
Charlotte, NC 28204

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)


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