Interactive Pitch Panel: How to Break Through in the Era of Shrinking Newsrooms

Join for a fun, interactive discussion designed to break down barriers with today’s media gatekeepers. You’ll hear firsthand how to break through with authenticity, human-driven stories and fresh perspectives. You’ll also get a chance to pitch these newsroom insiders and hear their feedback firsthand—so come prepared! You’ll learn:

  • The shrinking newsroom: How to build stronger relationships with busy journalists
    who need help with sources and ideas—even as their colleagues leave for other jobs
  • How to craft compelling angles that help you stand out in a chaotic 24/7 news cycle
  • What’s on journalists’ minds now—from job security and covering multiple beats to fears of censorship abroad and what that means to what gets covered at home
  • The DE&I factor: How to ensure your outreach is inclusive and not tone deaf
  • Bonus fast pitch session: A fun, interactive forum to air and improve your pitches IRL
  • Lillian Rizzo
    The Wall Street Journal
  • Madeline Berg
    Media Editor
    Insider (Publishers of Business Insider)
  • Leigh Scheps
    Digital Senior Video Producer
    Inside Edition
  • Lisa Camooso Miller
    Host and Producer
    The Friday Reporter podcast
  • Jason Abrams
    Public Relations Manager