Upcoming PRSA Event – Effective News Pitching Practices


The Idaho Chapter of PRSA is focusing their programs during the early parts of 2009 on collaboration and information sharing, especially in terms of creating more dialogue among its members, and tapping into local resources.

Their upcoming event on February 11th reflects that focus. From the event’s description:

Bring your sense of humor and war stories to this meeting where we’ll share pitching methods and techniques, successes and failures. During this session we will:

  • Learn how to develop finesse in:
    • Phone pitching
    • Email pitching
    • Micro/speed pitching
    • Approach (by target)
  • Practice live pitching
  • Share our lists of top 5 things to avoid when pitching
  • Bring examples of effective pitches and pitch results

Details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, February 11th
Time: 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Location: The WaterCooler, 14th & Idaho, Boise
– Members: $8
– Non-Members: $10
– Cost includes lunch

RSVPs should be sent to Robbie Johnson via email or telephone at 208.387.6228 by Monday, February 9th.

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