How to Pitch a Story to Local Media

How to Pitch a Story to Local Media

Whether you have breaking news or want to publicize an event, pitching a story to local media is a great way to promote your cause. Newspapers, magazines and radio and television stations count on receiving pitches. They're often flooded with pitches, though, so take the time to make yours really shine. Research the media outlets in your area. … [Read more...]

How to Begin an Entertainment Publicity Career

How to Begin an Entertainment Publicity Career

  If you are passionate about the entertainment industry but would rather work behind the scenes, consider working as a publicist. As a publicist, you will work with artists, musicians and actors, helping guide their careers by creating buzz in the media about your clients. Publicists are responsible for setting up interviews and other … [Read more...]

Are Press Release Services Worth It?

Are Press Release Services Worth It?

By Marsha J Friedman Why Free or Low-Cost Press Release Services Might Not Deliver What You Really Want Since the early days of consumerism, there is one catchphrase that is still difficult to deny: You get what you pay for. In the PR business, I've had experience - as have some of my clients - with the free or low-cost press release … [Read more...]

Is This Publicist Wrong or Right?

Is This Publicist Wrong or Right?

Sometimes I think PR people get into the industry for the wrong reason.  Kim K's former publicist is bitter for some reason.  My question to you and feel free to comment, should he be talking about her business? Kim Kardashian Divorce: Publicist Accuses Star of Divorcing Humphries for Money A former publicist for reality TV star Kim … [Read more...]

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