Media Matchmaker Presents

 Meet The Journalist Event

PRs & Freelancers Supercharge Your Pitching: Expert Tips to Help You Sell More Stories

Tuesday 24th October 10am LIVE on Zoom

(Please note there has been a time change for this event. The event is now at 10am)!

In the bustling world of PR and freelance journalism, the difference between a story that makes headlines and one that gathers digital dust often comes down to the pitch. If you're looking to captivate journalists and editors with your narrative, it’s crucial to perfect your pitching technique.

Turbocharge Your Pitching Game

For those looking to gain an edge, consider attending specialized workshops like our upcoming event, "Supercharge Your Pitching: Expert Tips to Help You Sell More Stories." Here, you'll get in-depth advice from journalist and editor Punteha van Terheyden, and practical tips to perfect your pitch.

Mastering the art of the pitch doesn't just elevate one story; it uplifts your entire media outreach strategy. So invest time in learning to pitch effectively; the rewards, both immediate and long-term, are well worth it.

Hosted by Rachael Taplin with Guest Journalist Punteha van Terheyden, this session will provide you with all the tips and tricks you need for a perfect pitch. During the event you will have chance to ask your questions and even pitch your story!

Who Should Attend

  • Freelancers in media and journalism
  • PR professionals looking to refine their pitching skills
  • Communication managers and executives
  • Organisations and marketeers

This event is for PR's or freelance journalist plus organsitions and marketeers that are looking to enhabce their pitching skills.

Key Benefits You'll Gain:

  • How to craft compelling pitches that grab journalists' attention
  • Identifying the right media channels for your stories
  • Mastering the follow-up: keeping journalists engaged without annoying them
  • Building and maintaining valuable media relationships
  • What not to do when pitching stories
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Punteha: Journalist & Former Features Edito

Punteha van Terheyden is a freelance journalist and editor for the national Press, specialising in true-life and health features.

Previously commissioning and features editor across the UK’s biggest women’s weeklies including Take a Break, Woman, Woman’s Own, Chat and Pick Me Up, Punteha is also an experienced mentor to freelance journalists and organisations.

She’s the founder of independent real-life digital platform Lacuna Voices, and a Sunday Times bestselling ghost-writer.