Speed Pitching 2019

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Speed Pitching 2019

May 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

One of the year’s most anticipated events for Capital Region communications and PR pros is fast approaching!
Join us at the PRSA Capital Region’s 8th Annual Media Speed Pitching event! At this fast-paced, high-energy event, you’ll have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with reporters, editors, and producers from every major media outlet in our area. Pitch them your stories, or just introduce yourself and make a connection for the future. Either way, you only have three minutes before it’s time to move on to the next table!

 

Thursday, May 9 at Black & Blue in Albany

6:30 p.m. | Registration and Networking

7:00 p.m. sharp | Pitching begins!

Cost: $35 PRSA or AMA members; $55 Non-members

Networking-Only (no pitching): $20 PRSA or AMA members; $30 Non-members; Free for Students

Register Now!

Registration is limited to 40 pitchers, so please make sure to register early and reserve your seat!

Here’s the lineup of this year’s participating journalists:

  • Eric Anderson, Business Editor, Times Union
  • Nick Cowdrey, News Director, Spectrum News
  • Samantha DiMascio, Reporter, WTEN
  • Chris Gegg, News Director, WRGB
  • Lauren Halligan, Reporter, The Record
  • Todd Kehoe, Research Director, Albany Business Review
  • David Klepper, Reporter, Associated Press
  • Susan Mehalick, City Desk Editor, Times Union
  • Sarah Meyers, Asst. News Director, Spectrum News
  • Ryan Mott, News Director, WTEN
  • Perna’ Roberson, Asst. News Director, WRGB
  • Karen Tararache, Anchor/Reporter, WNYT
  • Sarah Tracey, Features Editor, Times Union

Stay tuned for updates and register before it’s too late!

Venue

Black & Blue
1470 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203 United States
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