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About Jenny Wittman

Jenny Wittman is senior editor and features writer for Cision Blog and oversees the daily media updates on the site. She is also senior media researcher at Cision and joined the company in March 2008. She likes being outdoors, going to concerts, traveling and exploring art galleries. She adores all animals and has a fascination for the cosmos. Find her on Twitter @jennywittman.

Pitching Tips from SheKnows Deputy Editor Melissa Kirsch
Apr 29, 2016

Pitching Tips from SheKnows Deputy Editor Melissa Kirsch

New deputy editor at SheKnows, Melissa Kirsch, shares her pitching preferences.

Basketball Journalists Covering #MarchMadness
Mar 04, 2016

Basketball Journalists Covering #MarchMadness

It’s officially March and what better way to distract yourself from the crazy presidential election than #MarchMadness? Here are a […]

Music Journalists Pay Tribute to David Bowie on Twitter
Jan 14, 2016

Music Journalists Pay Tribute to David Bowie on Twitter

A compilation of David Bowie tributes on Twitter

Content Delivered: E-Newsletters to Subscribe To 
Oct 30, 2015

Content Delivered: E-Newsletters to Subscribe To 

E-newsletters are no longer a supplemental email that’s delivered daily, weekly, monthly to your inbox – they are now becoming […]

The Weather Channel Launches The Lift: America’s First App-Only Morning Show
Oct 15, 2015

The Weather Channel Launches The Lift: America’s First App-Only Morning Show

In the past, turning on the TV for news and weather updates was a regular morning ritual. But with smart […]

#HAROConnects With Chicago Tribune: Top 10 Pitching Tips
Sep 17, 2015

#HAROConnects With Chicago Tribune: Top 10 Pitching Tips

On Tuesday, HARO (Help A Reporter Out) hosted a Q&A panel at the Cision headquarters in Chicago that featured three […]

Meerkat: What You Need To Know About the New Live Streaming App
Mar 27, 2015

Meerkat: What You Need To Know About the New Live Streaming App

What seemed to be an overnight sensation during SXSW just a week ago, live streaming app Meerkat has now caught […]

Keeping Up With Attention Spans: How National TV Engages With Facebook Video Series
Feb 12, 2015

Keeping Up With Attention Spans: How National TV Engages With Facebook Video Series

Half the battle of hooking an audience is delivering shareable, newsworthy content, and the other half is retention. This is […]

From Journalism to PR Content: A Chat with Nancy Blair
Jan 09, 2015

From Journalism to PR Content: A Chat with Nancy Blair

The career intersection between journalism and public relations is not a new trend, but today — more than ever — […]

How to Handle Your First PR Crisis
Nov 14, 2014

How to Handle Your First PR Crisis

As a public relations professional, you’re often found in a situation that can go from zero to 60 fairly quickly, […]

Women in Sports Journalism
Aug 28, 2014

Women in Sports Journalism

Discussing the role of gender in sports media

Social Media Club Chicago: What’s Happening Next/Now in Social Storytelling
Jul 01, 2014

Social Media Club Chicago: What’s Happening Next/Now in Social Storytelling

Last week, Social Media Club (SMC) Chicago hosted a paneled event at the headquarters of interactive marketing agency NEXT/NOW complete […]

Klout Redesign & New Partnership
Apr 03, 2014

Klout Redesign & New Partnership

Highlights of the new design and partnership with Lithium Technologies

Startup Power
Feb 10, 2014

Startup Power

How the surge of traditional journalists moving to startups is transforming digital media

Snapchat
Dec 19, 2013

Snapchat

Photo and video-sharing app has grown exponentially and brands have started to take notice.

Google Helpouts
Nov 14, 2013

Google Helpouts

New platform from Google allows everyday people to access live one-on-one help and advice from a variety of skilled experts

Good Vibrations
Oct 10, 2013

Good Vibrations

How streaming music sites have created a unique experience through specialized content

Instagram – The PR Perspective
Aug 01, 2013

Instagram – The PR Perspective

How industry professionals utilize and benefit from the visual social platform in everyday business. #nofilter

Newsana
Jun 20, 2013

Newsana

News filtered by community influencers, without the trolls

Space Oddity
Apr 11, 2013

Space Oddity

Exploring if gender bias in science journalism plays any role or if it’s a thing of the past

Details Style Network
Mar 21, 2013

Details Style Network

Inside the newly launched fashion and lifestyle blog network for men

CNN Makeover
Feb 28, 2013

CNN Makeover

After two months with a new leader in tow, the cable network strives for a distinctive voice in a crowded news space

The State of Chicago Media
Feb 07, 2013

The State of Chicago Media

PRSA Chicago hosts panel discussion from three local journalists on the state of Chicago media.

Reflection and Forecast
Jan 10, 2013

Reflection and Forecast

Looking back at 2012 and what we have in store for 2013

The Book Industry’s Recent Revolution
Sep 27, 2012

The Book Industry’s Recent Revolution

Booklist online editor shares how social media, citizen journalists and the e-reader have changed the book review industry