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Atlanta Tweetup with Peter Shankman, Founder of HARO


Wednesday, June 17, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

Atlanta Tweetup with Peter Shankman, Founder of HARO

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Atlanta Tweetup With Peter Shankman, Founder of HARO (Help A Reporter Out)

Come join your fellow journalists and public relations professionals and Peter Shankman (a.k.a. @skydiver), popular author, speaker and founder of HARO (Help A Reporter Out) for a special Atlanta tweetup.

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Where: 5 Seasons Brewing Company - Westside

Cost: Cash Bar (Pay for your own stuff)

Parking: Free Parking, New Deck

Other Stuff: Free WiFi, Big Upstairs Deck, Great Food

This is a casual networking event and there is no formal presentation. You won't want to miss this chance to network with your peers and try out one of Atlanta's newest restaurants. Anyone interested in journalism, public relations, HARO (or happy hour) should plan to attend.

Space is limited, so please RSVP. For questions on this event, please contact Jeremy Porter via Twitter @jeremyporter or email jporter [at] journalistics [dot] com.

Please tell your friends about this event and use the hashtag #haroatl.

Note: Peter will be the featured speaker at this month's PRSA Monthly Luncheon the following day. The event is close to selling out. If you haven't purchased your ticket yet, do so now here.


More About Peter Shankman

PRWeek magazine has described Peter as "redefining the art of networking," and Investor's Business Daily has called him "crazy, but effective." Peter Shankman is a spectacular example of what happens when you harness the power of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and make it work to your advantage.

An entrepreneur, author, speaker and ingenious worldwide connector, Peter is recognized nationally and globally for radically new ways of thinking about social media, PR, marketing, advertising, creativity, and just about everything else, as well.

Peter is founder and CEO of The Geek Factory, Inc., a boutique Marketing and PR Strategy firm located in New York City, with clients worldwide. His blog (, which he launched in 2002, both comments on and generates news and conversation.

Most recently, Peter launched Help A Reporter ( which connects journalists with the sources they require using a social media platform. HARO (Help A Reporter Out) is already nearly 100,000 members and growing, and has a growing stable of national journalists using the service on a daily basis.

Have questions about Atlanta Tweetup with Peter Shankman, Founder of HARO? Contact Journalistics

When & Where

5 Seasons Brewing Company
1000 Marietta Street NW
(New Westside Location)
Atlanta, GA 30318

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Thanks to Jeremy Porter at Journalistics for arranging this tweetup with Peter Shankman. Journalistics publishes a blog dedicated to journalism, public relations and social media topics. Check it out at

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