This month, Team Austin brings you an all-star panel of Austin PR & Media influencers to discuss the ins and outs of growing your business locally and globally.

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Date: Thursday, May 10th, 2018
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Where: WeWork West 6th, 221 W 6th St
Who: Distinguished Panel of Austin PR & Media Leaders

- Maria Carballosa, Chief Marketing Officer, Zilliant
- Rebeca Trejo, On-Air Reporter, KVUE
- John Robert Reed, Co-Founder & Consultant, JDI
- Mike Cronin, Staff Writer, Austin Business Journal
- Moderator: Sarah Pendley, Founder/CEO, Sarah Theresa Communications

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Early Bird tickets are $10 for a limited time only!

Light Bites and Drinks will be provided!

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Learn How & Why You Should Build Relationships With Your Local Media

Very few businesses have the luxury of starting with an advertising budget that is sufficient to achieve any real impact. PR is not only a viable alternative, used wisely it can reap greater rewards over a more sustained period.

Learn how to give your products/services the stamp of approval from a trusted third party, such as a local news channel, blog or business journal.

Some of the questions that will be answered include:

- Why it pays to seek publicity
- How to get found by journalists
- How to find and initiate conversation with journalists
- Do journalists ever open their emails?
- What turns a journalist onto/off a story
- How to generate positive press coverage

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TAKEAWAYS:
- What's Trending in PR and Media Today and Why
- The Do's and Don'ts of Getting in Touch with the Media
- Classic Mistakes to Avoid When Dealing with the Media
- How to Get Found From a Press Release
- The Right Way to Get Coverage In Your Local Media