media pitches

Sometimes the best media pitches are those that buck a trend or go against conventional thinking. The media typically LOVES things that go against the grain a bit or is a different way of thinking. These headlines get people’s attention. Think… “What NOT to do.” It’s often better to highlight these than what TO DO. …

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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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Podcasts have taken off in popularity over the past few years. They have swiftly become a trusted news source, a booming aspect of the entertainment industry, and a conversational way to connect with celebrities and influencers we know and love. What’s your favorite podcast has become as valid a question as what’s your favorite book,…

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media trends

Katie (00:02): Hi everyone. Katie Riess here with KT Media Strategies. I wanted to hop on this week and as we head into the holidays and we’re looking toward the new year, I wanted to talk about some trends that we’re seeing in the media for 2022. One of the things that I get asked…

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paid speaking gigs

Are you interested in landing some paid speaking gigs, but not sure where to start? Good news, we can help with that! Finding and getting paid speaking gigs can seem difficult, but by taking the right steps, you will be able to find the perfect opportunities to get in front of people and share your…

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content marketing

Your content is a powerful tool that showcases everything you have to offer. If you have a strong content campaign plan and consistently create content that is marketable and of value, you can leverage that content to elevate your media presence.   Long-form content and PR Your blog posts, published articles, and case studies are…

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How to increase your status as a thought leader

Many people want to be a thought leader in their industry; after all, thought leaders are the ones people flock to for guidance and advice. Thought leaders set themselves apart from their competition and position themselves as experts in their field; they build credibility and typically have a dedicated following. How do you become a…

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Preparing for news stories

When the Chauvin trial verdict was revealed earlier than many expected, it was the only thing news stations were talking about. Our client, Kim Crowder, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Speaker and Consultant, had an article released in Forbes the day before on What The Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict Might Mean For The Black Community And…

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Elements of a good media pitch

Are you putting together media pitches, but feel like something is missing? I have great news; we are going to go over all of the key elements of what makes a good pitch so that you know to make your pitches stand out!    Strong subject line The subject line of your pitch is the…

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