May Luncheon: Media Panel

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Date(s) - 05/21/2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Mezcal Mexican Grill


Do you want the opportunity to network with local media representatives and get an insider’s look at today’s newsroom? Register now for our May Professional Development Luncheon, Media Panel Q&A, sponsored by Beachworx.
Six panelists from various local media outlets will offer their expertise and advice for story pitching and developing authentic relationships with the media.

PR and communications professionals, nonprofit groups, and other interested individuals will benefit from the opportunity to meet news representatives face-to-face, learn first-hand the most effective ways to submit information for media placement consideration, strategies for influencing executive policy and new ways to drive media coverage for your news – straight from top reporters, editors and producers who will explain their coverage needs in this exclusive, intimate environment.

The program will include an open group Q&A with our panel of media guests, lunch provided by Mezcal Mexican Grill and networking with members of the media and other PR and communications colleagues.

Please arrive at 11:30 for networking and the luncheon will begin at 11:45. RSVP on Monday, May 20. Any cancellations made within 48 hours of the event will be billed or not eligible for refunds. Tickets will increase $5 on the day of the event.
Panel Members:
  • Sarah Hanley, – Editor
  • Jared Williams, Get the Coast – CEO
  • Jessica Foster, WJHG – Morning and Noon Anchor
  • Peyton Locicero,  WMBB – Reporter
  • Steve Barber, VIP Destin/Pensacola – Managing Editor
  • Lori Smith, Destin Life – Publisher