PR News Announces Writing Boot Camp; Eight Sessions Will Be Held November 19 in Chicago, IL

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2014

PR News has developed an intensive boot camp for PR professionals in the craft of effective PR writing. PR News Writing Boot Camp will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, Illinois on November 19, 2014. Attendees will get the how-tos from expert trainers in writing SEO-optimized and shareable press releases, crafting email pitches that stand a chance of getting opened by journalists, writing content for mobile devices and social media, applying storytelling concepts to your PR writing and much more. Starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m., this focused training will provide critical tools, strategies and insights that PR practitioners need to take their careers to the next level in todays communications environment.

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Boot camp speakers include Alan Adler, Media Relations Strategist, General Motors; Robert K. Elder, Vice President of Digital Content and Editor-in-Chief, Sun-Times Media Local; Andrew Huff, Editor and Publisher, Gapers Block; Ben Lincoln, Writing Director, Golin; Jennifer Mesenbrink, Senior Manager of Digital and Social Content Strategy, Motorola Solutions; Mike Samec, Director of Digital Strategy, Gibbs & Soell Business Communications; Dan Santow, Executive Vice President/Director, Editorial Services, Edelman; and more.

Participants will be trained in an array of key writing skills that can be put to use right now and in the years ahead from strategic planning, SEO and press releases to social media, visual storytelling and mobile.

The Writing Boot Camp will include lunch and a networking reception. Attendees will also receive a certificate of completion. Register now at The early bird rate ends October 30, 2014.

Presented by the industrys most trusted PR and marketing brand, this boot camp will fill up quickly. To register, visit For questions regarding the boot camp, contact PR News Laura Snitkovskiy at laura[at]accessintel[dot]com. For sponsorship opportunities, contact SVP Diane Schwartz at dschwartz[at]accessintel[dot]com.

PR News is a daily intellectual hub that serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and nonprofits. The PR News group focuses on honing and growing PR practitioners skills in social media, crisis management, digital PR, measurement, employee relations, media training, CSR and writing through its flagship newsletter, webinars, conferences, awards programs, workshops and guidebooks. With the launch of its weekly newsletter over 70 years ago, PR News has remained dedicated to supporting the growth of communicators all while keeping them abreast of the latest news affecting the industry. For more information, please visit

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