“Coffee with a Journalist” features candid conversations with top tier editors, reporters, and journalists who share their publicist pet peeves, pitching best practices, outlook on the future of journalism, and more.
Within the subscription, you can expect weekly emails with first access to new episodes on Tuesday’s that dive into the top takeaways from each episode. You’ll receive actionable insights into their pitching preferences and how to best contact them.
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In today's episode, we have the pleasure of chatting with freelance journalist Jared Lindzon. Jared, who writes about the future of work for prestigious publications such as the Globe and Mail and Fast Company's Work Life section, joins our hosts, Jered Martin and Beck Bamberger, to discuss the ins and outs of pitching and working with freelance journalists like himself. From setting pitches aside to run past editors, to the importance of relevancy and data in a pitch, Jared offers a unique perspective from the freelance journalist's point of view. Tune in to this episode for an enlightening conversation with Jared Lindzon on Coffee with a Journalist!
“I speak from the perspective of someone who was a guest on this lively show. Beck Bamberger does a great job of setting a relaxed tone that produces an entertaining and informative conversation that makes a download worth the time for the listeners, particularly for public relations professionals. I recommend giving it a whirl”
“PR pros - if you aren’t listening to this podcast you need to! Each week this podcast goes behind the scenes with well known journalists and gives you insight into what they are working on, tips for pitching, what they do and don’t like. You sometimes learn personal info which you can leverage in your pitches. We all know that cutting through the weeds and getting a reporters attention is getting harder and harder but this podcast gives you the tools to get a reporter to respond and get your client the coverage they want!!!! Make sure you add this to your list of favorites.”
“I have listened to several episodes of this podcast and have found them extremely valuable.
The journalists on the show share tips about what they look for in pitches, the dynamics of their
team/outlets, how they compile their stories, and what their thoughts are on the changing
All PR pros should be listening to this podcast! It’s been so helpful. ”