Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
Do you know what a bump shot is? What about taped look-lives? If you’ve never worked in TV, you probably don’t. But if you work in PR, you should.
Here’s a great cheat sheet from PRDaily about the must-know terms for pitching stories to TV producers.
Take it, learn it, live it! You’ll rise above the fray and increase your chances for success.
(Photo credit: FilmIndustryBloggers.com)
Friday, July 30th, 2010
Sorry I’ve been MIA … just returned from a 12-day vacation in rural Ohio, visiting my parents. (Speaking of which, there’s nothing quite like lounging around, free from traffic jams and smog, and watching your three year old run through the grass in his bare feet!)
Despite the vacay, I worked on a pro bono project for my brother-in-law, a professor of economics and director of the new Info-Metrics Institute at American University. He and two colleagues recently released a study on the U.S. Navy, which found that white sailors were promoted at a higher rate than minority sailors of the same rank, qualifications, and tenure.
The Washington Post covered their study in an A-section story today. Check it out!