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Coronavirus: Tips When Pitching Journalists

Covid-19 is dominating the news headlines right now. Rightly so. Thousands have died – and it’s clear we’re in the beginning of a health crisis with the frightening potential to get much, much worse. And predictably, tech publicists are trying…

Public Relations Profile: Krystal Covington, GO Lead

Krystal Covington is much more than just a killer communications strategist. In addition to her skills in media relations, influencer and content marketing, and business growth strategy, Krystal is also the CEO and Founder of “Women of Denver,” a program…

10 Questions With Greg Nibler, Digital Trends

As February comes to a close, we bring you another “10 Questions” blog with another great journalist Greg Nibler of Digital Trends. Greg is a live anchor for Digital Trends Live as well as a host for Digital Trends’ other…

Public Relations Profile: Claire Topalian, Cove Group

Claire Topalian’s passion to help others discover, refine, and connect their voices to larger communities is at the root of her work. With a foundation in storytelling, earning a degree fro Gonzaga University in English with a poetry emphasis, understanding…

Public Relations Profile: Allyson Markey, Forum PR

Allyson Markey is the CEO of Forum Public Relations. Follow them on twitter @theforumpr. Allyson Markey is dedicated to helping your business thrive; however, it didn’t always start that way. With an academic background in geology, Allyson developed the skill…

10 Questions With Simon Hill, Digital Trends

In our first-ever “10 Questions” blog for 2020, we have a journalist from across the pond, Simon Hill. Simon is a technology journalist, and more formally, the Associate Editor for Digital Trends. Simon writes loads of different articles, including features,…

Top 5 Tech Articles for the Month of December

In true December fashion, all media outlets were releasing their predictions for 2020, gift guides, and the intersection between technology and the holiday season! Other talked-about tech topics included AI, diversity and inclusion, innovation, and gadgets! With that little bit…

Pitch Template: New Product Launch

The beginning of the year always begins with one of the most popular events for tech media professionals and brands, Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The upcoming year’s hottest consumer tech products are unveiled – most often in dramatic fashion –…

1000 Pitches: Most Popular Tech Topics

After identifying the most popular tech industries tech media professionals responded to, we’re now diving into the most popular tech topics. The analysis scanned over 1000 pitches from 500+ publicists to identify what topics, or “angles,” were most sought after…

1000 Pitches: Most Popular Tech Industries

Our recent pitch analysis spanning over 1000 pitches uncovers the top tech industries journalists responded to on OnePitch along with the most popular industries pitched by publicists. The eBook analyses publicist pitches across the span of 18 months to learn…

Public Relations 101: How to Pitch Tech Journalists

Reaching the right tech journalist at the right time with the right message is kind of like gambling. You’ve identified the right person, you’ve made sure the information you’re sharing is relevant and timely and yet you didn’t hear back.…

Top 5 Tech Articles For The Month Of October

October was booked up with spooky-filled activities, costume planning, and candy corn eating festivities. We understand your October was busy, but there were a whole bunch of tech topics floating around. Just in case you missed it, we compiled the…

What’s On My Desk: Emily Cegielski, Observer

A true Southern Belle, Emily Cegielski began her career in journalism at the University of Mississippi, also known as Ole Miss. She climbed the ranks of journalism, holding several staff writer, copy editor, photographer, and designer positions to get to…

10 Questions with Bart Schaneman, Marijuana Business Daily

The marijuana business is booming, and we had the opportunity to sit down with Bart Schaneman – a reporter for Marijuana Business Daily. He’s been in journalism since 2003 and has written for publications all over the world including California,…

Public Relations Profile: Maggie Kimberl, NowSourcing

Maggie Kimberl is a PR pro at NowSourcing. Follow her on Twitter @LouGirl502. Maggie Kimberl is no newcomer to the PR and journalism world. Graduating from the University of Louisville in 2004, Maggie began her career in journalism as a staff…

What’s On My Desk: Gabriela Barkho, Observer

Gabriela Barkho is a tech reporter for Observer. Follow her on Twitter @gabrielabarkho. Since graduating from Rutgers with a BA in Journalism and Media Studies in 2012, Gabriela’s career has taken off. She has written for top-tier publications like Vice, The Washington…

10 Ice Breaker Questions with Jurica Dujmovic, MarketWatch

Not only is Jurica a seasoned journalist, he is also a creative that has a passion for marketing, design, and business. He has spent his last 5 years as a columnist at MarketWatch covering topics such as technology, science, gaming,…

Public Relations Profile: Michelle Kafka, Kafka Media Group

Michelle Kafka knows her way around the world of public relations. Graduating from Florida State with a Bachelors in Media Communication Studies and receiving her Masters soon after in Integrated Marketing Communications, Michelle immediately jumped into all things PR related.…

10 Ice Breaker Questions with Deirdre Newman, OC Startups Now

Deirdre Newman is the Founder and EIC at OC Startups Now. Follow her on Twitter @OCStartupsNow. Deirdre is a previous tech journalist who turned her love for reporting and building connections into her own company. Founded in March 2018, OC Startups Now is…

Publicists We Love: Michael Sols, Bidroom

Michael is the PR Manager at Birdroom. Follow him on Twitter @itsmichaelsols. Michael Sols is no newbie when it comes to the media and PR industry. He has years of experience ranging from copywriting to media specialist and now his current role…

Publicists We Love: Heather Phillips, Geben Communication

Heather is a Senior Account Manager at Geben Communication. Graduating from Ohio University with a Bachelor’s in Journalism & Public Relations, Heather is no newbie when it comes to PR. She began her PR career in 2014 as an Account Coordinator…

Coffee with a Journalist: Sophia Kunthara, SF Chronicle

On today’s episode Sophia Kunthara of SF Chronicle joins our host, Beck Bamberger, on Coffee with a Journalist. Sophia and Beck go into detail about her fellowship, her time working with the Downtown Devil, and the worst pitches she has received thus far.…

2019 Collision Recap: Jered’s Top Picks

Collision Conference 2019 was one for the record books! 25,000+ attendees from over 125 different countries came together to network, educate, and connect over 4 (very long) days in Toronto, Canada. Speakers ranged from Kara Swisher of Recode to Seth…

Coffee with a Journalist: Anthony Noto, New York Business Journal

On today’s episode Anthony Noto of the NY Business Journal joins our host, Beck Bamberger, on Coffee with a Journalist. Anthony and Beck go into detail about his love for storytelling, reporting on Silicon Valley, and his love for all things creative. Anthony…

What’s On My Desk: Michael Krigsman, CXOTalk

Michael Krigsman is the host of CXOTalk, writes a column for ZDNet, and is a contributor for The Wall Street Journal. Follow him on Twitter @mkrigsman. In 2007, Michael started writing his column for ZDNet titled “Beyond IT Failures” which focuses on…

Coffee with a Journalist: Polina Marinova, Fortune

This week’s episode of Coffee with a Journalist features none other than Polina Marinova of Fortune! She sits down 1:1 with our host, Beck Bamberger, and talks about the Term Sheet, her itch to move to NYC, her start as a community manager…

Coffee With a Journalist: Alejandro Alba, NowThis

On today’s episode Alejandro Alba from NowThis joins our host, Beck Bamberger, on Coffee with a Journalist. Alejandro and Beck go into detail about the video he hosts and products for NowThis News, when and how his journalism career started, his love for…

Publicists We Love: Brenda Manea, BAM Communications

Brenda is a Publicist at BAM Communications. Follow her on Twitter @brendamanea. Brenda has been working at BAM Communications for 5 years, starting her career as an intern and transitioning into an Account Manager role. In her first year as an intern at BAM,…

Coffee With a Journalist: Dave Lee, BBC

On the latest episode of Coffee with a Journalist, Dave Lee of BBC sits down 1:1 with our host, Beck Bamberger. On this episode you’ll learn just how many emails are sitting in Dave’s inbox, how he experienced his first taste of journalism…

Coffee with a Journalist: Mike Murphy, Quartz

This week’s newest guest on Coffee with a Journalist is none other than Mike Murphy from Quartz. You might recognize Mike for his signature thick-rimmed glasses Twitter photo, but we’re here to share MUCH more. Today, Mike and Beck speak 1:1 about his…