PCC Speed Pitching & Networking Event – May 6, 2015

PCC Speed Pitching & Networking Event – May 6, 2015
Event on 2015-05-06 17:30:00

PCC Speed Pitching & Networking Event

“How Fast Can You Pitch?” PCC’s Speed-Pitching Event Invites You to Test Your Skills and Meet Influential Chicago-based Media

Taking a cue from speed dating where the goal is to make a “connection,” PCC’s very first “speed-pitching” and networking event will help you connect with many of Chicago’s leading journalists in person. You’ll get a chance to introduce yourself, talk about your clients or your organization, and discuss story ideas.

In this era, it’s harder than ever before to catch a busy journalist’s attention. PCC’s event will offer a unique forum for relationship-building and face-to-face conversations with reporters and producers, which can be invaluable when it comes to landing a story.

Feel free to pitch media representatives with your stories, or just introduce yourself and make a connection for the future.  But you’ve only got a few minutes before it’s time to meet the next person, so make it fast!  Even if you don’t have a specific pitch, this is still a great opportunity to introduce yourself to each of the journalists and start building relationships today.

Pitching will begin promptly at 6:00pm.


Confirmed media representatives so far include: •Marlen Garcia, columnist, Chicago Sun-Times
Andrea Dres, producer, WLS-ABC’s “Windy City Live”
Zach Long, Arts and Entertainment editor, Time Out Chicago
•Diane Eastabrook, correspondent, Al Jazeera America 

 

Program:

 

5:30pm: Cocktails and networking

6:00pm-7:30pm: Event programming


Cost:


PCC members/students:

Non-members: .

Appetizers and refreshments included.


at Edelman Public Relations
200 East Randolph St.
Chicago, United States

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