How the Media Works: PR for Startups

Date(s) - 02/06/19
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Polsky Exchange

Hosted by
Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Wed, February 6, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST

During this seminar, attendees will learn how the media decides what to cover and how reporters execute their ideas. We’ll go over the basic principles of news judgment using real pitches sent to reporters, sharing ones that were accepted vs. discarded and why. Leading the seminar will be Melissa Harris, a former vice president of marketing at Origin Investments and Pulitzer Prize-nominated business columnist at the Chicago Tribune. Lunch will be served.