clients

The news cycle typically ebbs and flows with headlines and topics that fit the times. Our current focus, much like the focus of most around the world, has been on topics pertaining to the current events in Ukraine, as well as the myriad of social justice issues that have been making the headlines here in…

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spring

March signifies the much-anticipated promises of Spring. Finally, we begin the long-awaited transition out of Winter, heading towards warmer weather, bluer skies, and abundant opportunity! Spring themes may seem cliche and overused, but cliche is simply an opportunity to practice creativity, breathing new life into old ideas.  The entire narrative of Spring is about Mother…

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Media placement and social media - a match made in heaven

Social media numbers- do they matter?    This is another question I get asked a lot. The short answer is Yes! A lot! Social media matters, whether we like it or not. Here’s why.   If a TV producer gets similar pitches on similar topics from two different people with similar expertise and background –…

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The Media’s Return to the Office: Delayed Again

I’m sure this doesn’t come as a surprise, but most media companies are once again delaying the return of people to the office. Some are doing it on a voluntary basis for those who really want to get out of the house or apartment.  This means in-person interviews will continue to be slim to none,…

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gift guide

If you are looking for the perfect holiday gift for the business person in your life; then check out this holiday gift guide that will take care of all their media needs! It has everything you need to have a great experience in the media; from microphones to the best camera tripods, there’s something for…

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Amanda McVicker

Katie (00:00): Hi everyone, Katie Riess here, and we continue our series on people I am really grateful for. This week we’ll be honoring Amanda McVicker, my amazing OBM, who I could not be where I am today without honestly. I wanted to introduce her to all of you and let you say hi and…

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Katie (00:00): Hi everyone. Katie Riess here with KT Media Strategies. And for November, I am talking to people and talking about people who I am grateful for. I think it’s a great time of year to acknowledge the people around us that we’re grateful for. So this week, I have my amazing client, Stephanie…

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What I am grateful for

https://youtu.be/oiqlM8ePR4k Katie (00:00): Katie Riess here with KT Media Strategies. I am continuing my series this month and next month on who I am grateful for in life and my business, KT Media Strategies. And that would not be where it is today without today’s guest, Rita Goodroe of Rita, Made Me Do It. She…

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Lead times with different types of media

Are you wanting media exposure, but are unsure of when to pitch to certain producers, editors and reporters? It’s one of the most asked questions I get! How do you know the timing? The truth is, it can be tricky, but there are certain guidelines that we go by. I will explain a few.  …

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How to pitch for the holidays

Just like retail, the media starts early when it comes to holiday preparation. The holidays are a busy time for many media outlets and they want to have their holiday content selected and ready to get ahead of the season.   Timing If you want to get a pitch picked up for this holiday season,…

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