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  Margo Mateas writes the popular “Media Relations Maven” column for Tactics, the official newspaper of the Public Relations Society of America.  


Our Most Popular Training Programs

Secrets of Successful Pitching – Everything you need to know to successfully approach, pitch and follow up with editors

TeamSmart Training – Create strategic and tactical plans to make sure that new campaign scores big coverage  

Develop Story Angles  – 12 proven ways to generate coverage when there’s “no news”

Writing for PR Professionals – Comprehensive course with tips and tactics, including a press release checklist to make sure everything is in the exact order editors want

Media TrainingReal-world, targeted help with specific messaging and on-camera presence to make sure you deliver your message to the media with ease and confidence

Management TrainingThe Maven will work with your management team to uncover issues, redirect focus and energize your efforts so you’re more successful

Presentation Skills Training – Whether it’s a new business pitch, sales call or board meeting, this training will quickly have you speaking with clarity and confidence


Onsite Training Programs Catered To Your Specific Needs

in house PR Training and Management TrainingThe Media Relations Maven provides a number
of onsite, custom training programs in:

All training is completely real-world, hands-on and interactive, focusing on what you’re pitching now and in the future. We’ll brainstorm story ideas, review your email pitches and practice role-playing pitching the editors you need most.

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The Maven’s training includes:

  • Free pre-training assessment survey (for groups of 10 or more)
  • Free 30-day follow up for all participants
  • Free subscription to the Maven’s Tip of the Week e-newsletter

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