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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 6:15 PM EDT
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4:00 PM - Pre-Session Networking
4:20 PM - Program Begins
6:00 PM - Program Ends & Post-Session Networking
6:15 PM - Adjourn


1100 North Glebe Road
Suite 1500
Arlington, VA 22201

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We are very pleased to return to the offices of Arlington Economic Development (AED), located three blocks from the Ballston-MU Metro Station (Orange/Silver). Garage parking available in the building.

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Working with Tech Media
in the
Washington D.C. Region

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Please join the WNG Communications Roundtable, in partnership with our WNG Technology Roundtable, when we convene a panel of top DC area tech editors and reporters. Our formal program is preceded and followed by time for networking.

Our Panelists:

Tajha Chappellet-Lanier - FedScoop, Technology Reporter @TajhaLanier
Andy Medici - Washington Business Journal, Technology Reporter @WBJAndy
Rob Pegoraro - Freelance Tech Writer; Yahoo Tech @RobPegoraro 
Meghan Dotter - Portico PR, Principal @MeghanDotter @PorticoPR (moderator)

About this Event:

Are you working with Tech Media to publicize your organization's product, service, or news? Publicizing the benefits and differentiators of your product or service has become more important today than ever before. Join our panel discussion with top Washington area tech reporters and journalists and learn:
  • What technology trends they are pursuing;
  • How they prefer to work with their sources;
  • The types of content they want and need most;
  • What news, information, best practices, cases/projects these outlets are most interested in receiving from your firm or organization;
  • Practical tips and strategies for proactively pitching and developing potential news items/desired content and social media tips and strategies.
This panel discussion is designed for PR professionals, communication staff and any company representatives charged with generating publicity on behalf of their clients, products, services and organizations. Our panelists will discuss the types of stories they're looking for; What makes an effective pitch; How to integrate multimedia tools into your releases and pitches; How their web versions differ from their print versions; Examples of exceptional stories and practices; What they believe makes a good interview; What grabs their attention when you contact them; What they are looking for when they contact you; And how they're using social media and more.

WNG Communications Roundtable:

This session is convened by our WNG Communications Roundtable, which supports professionals faced with challenges in communications, public relations, marketing, investor relations and public affairs.

WNG Technology Roundtable:

Our WNG Technology Roundtable supports leaders and innovators in the technology sectors.

Event Registration:

$20: WNG Members
$40: Non-Members

Join & Go:

$90 - Become a new/first-time WNG Member ($90 annual dues) and attend this particular event at no extra cost: Apply Online.

WNG 48-Hour Cancellation Policy applies to this event.
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