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Meet the Technology Media: Standing Out from the Competition to Secure Coverage

9/14/2016
When: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Pride Global's Flight Deck
420 Lexington Avenue
30th Floor
New York, New York  10170
United States


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Meet the Media: Technology

The technology media landscape moves at a rapid pace as new and exciting developments happen around the clock. Whether it's about the latest Virtual Reality trend, a unique app emerging onto the scene, or a massive cyber attack, tech journalists often churn out multiple stories a day on a very tight timeline. Given the speed at which this space moves, reporters are flooded with pitches every day - sometimes with ones that are not appropriate for their specific beat under the larger technology umbrella. 

 Join us for our Meet the Media: Technology event that will guide PR professionals in:

  • Making sure their pitches stand out in a time-sensitive and competitive industry
  • Understanding the distinctions between the different beats and areas of interest for tech reporters
  • Tips on building a mutually beneficial relationship with tech reporters - and how this differs from other verticals
  • Detailing tech reporters' preferred methods for receiving pitches and ongoing communication
  • Positioning your expert as a stand-out source in an industry that requires deep technical expertise

Moderator:

  • Katie Creaser – Vice President, Affect

Speakers include (additional speakers to be announced):

  • Jeff John Roberts – Law & Tech Reporter, Fortune
  • Marc Ferranti – Editor in Chief, IDG News Service
  • Shira Ovide – Technology Columnist, Bloomberg Gadfly
  • Nicholas Deleon – Consumer Technology Editor, Vice Media's Motherboard
  • Cale Weissman – Reporter, Fast Company

Hear from these leading technology reporters on news gathering techniques, how they work, insights into their specialty areas and how to effectively target them to secure stand-out coverage for your client or brand.

Find out how to catch journalists' attention and make the most of it during a lively and interactive Q&A with our experts.  There will be networking opportunities before and after the event. Drinks and snacks will be served.


Agenda

6:00 – 6:30 PM        Registration/Networking

6:30 – 6:40 PM        Welcome & Opening Remarks

6:40 – 7:30 PM        Program

7:30 – 7:50 PM        Q&A

7:50 – 8:00 PM        Closing Remarks 


Tickets
Member: $60
Non-Member: $80
Student/New Professionals: $25


Location

Pride Global's Flight Deck
420 Lexington Avenue, 30th Floor 
New York, NY 10170 


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