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“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.

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May 07, 2019

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, and the types of stories he looks for when writing at BBC.

Apr 30, 2019

Mike Murphy, Quartz

The newest guest on Coffee with a Journalist this week is none other than Mike Murphy of 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 upbringing across the pond, his love of tech, and how often he receives pitches that may or may not be relevant to his beat at Quartz.

Apr 23, 2019

Josh Sternberg, Adweek

Our latest guest on Coffee with a Journalist joins us from the Tech Editor’s desk at Adweek. Give a warm welcome to Josh Sternberg! Josh shares a little about his tendency to read EVERY pitch he receives, his vast experience covering tech over the past 17 years, and his past job as a...publicist.

Apr 16, 2019

Nick Pino, TechRadar

On the newest episode of Coffee with a Journalist our host, Beck Bamberger chats 1:1 with TechRadar’s Senior Home Entertainment Editor, Nick Pino. Learn about Nick’s love for video games, how he’s written over 1000 articles over his journalism career, and his belief system when it comes to a work-life balance.

Apr 09, 2019

Sal Rodriguez, CNBC

This week’s guest on Coffee with a Journalist is none other than Sal Rodriguez from CNBC. Sal sits down 1:1 with our host, Beck Bamberger, and goes into detail about his upbringing in Texas, his start in journalism at ASU, his big move from LA to San Francisco and more.

Apr 02, 2019

Lexy Savvides, CNET

On the latest episode of "Coffee with a Journalist" Lexy Savvides from CNET sits down with the host, Beck Bamberger, to chat about her growing interest in technology which started at an early age, her move from Australia to the states, and the good (and bad) pitches that land in her inbox.

Mar 26, 2019

Abrar Al-Heeti, CNET

The second guest on "Coffee with a Journalist" features Abrar Al-Heeti from CNET. Host, Beck Bamberger, talks with Abrar about her move to California, how she landed her first paid writing gig with CNET, the unique approach she brings to her writing, and her experience in today's journalism environment.

Mar 19, 2019

Kerry Flynn, Digiday

On the very first episode of "Coffee with a Journalist," OnePitch's Co-Founder, Beck Bamberger, sits down with Kerry Flynn from Digiday to talk about her Harvard education, how she transitioned from Environmental Science to journalism, her love of coffee, and what it's like covering social media platforms and more at Digiday.

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“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”

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“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.”

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“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 journalism landscape.

All PR pros should be listening to this podcast! It’s been so helpful. ”

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