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Media Moves at The New York Times, CNN & NPR, insideHPC Names New Editor, Radio Moves at Cumulus & iHeartMedia Affiliates
Jun 15, 2020

Media Moves at The New York Times, CNN & NPR, insideHPC Names New Editor, Radio Moves at Cumulus & iHeartMedia Affiliates

Kim Brunhuber joins CNN International, Alyssa Jeong Perry moves to NPR’s Code Switch, and more

Pitching Ultimate Wedding Magazine: Q&A with Editor Tina Reading
Sep 16, 2016

Pitching Ultimate Wedding Magazine: Q&A with Editor Tina Reading

We sat down with digital wedding magazine editor Tina Reading for tips on pitching the magazine.

PR 101: Five Tips for Pitching USA Today
Aug 12, 2016

PR 101: Five Tips for Pitching USA Today

Getting coverage in the most widely circulated newspaper in the country is no easy feat, but the powerful reach of USA Today makes it a highly desirable target for PR professionals.

PR 101: Pitching Top Tier Local Daily Newspapers
Apr 08, 2016

PR 101: Pitching Top Tier Local Daily Newspapers

Cision’s Media Research team reaches out to thousands of journalists each day in an effort to enhance our knowledge base. […]

PR 101: How to Pitch The New York Times
Jan 22, 2016

PR 101: How to Pitch The New York Times

Cision’s Media Research team reaches out to thousands of journalists each day in an effort to enhance our knowledge base. […]

Behind the Blog | The Dynamic Mother-Daughter Duo Behind About a Mom
Nov 06, 2015

Behind the Blog | The Dynamic Mother-Daughter Duo Behind About a Mom

Behind the popular crafts and casseroles of the family lifestyle blog About a Mom is the dynamic duo of co-founders […]

Behind the Blog | John ‘Spartan’ Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief of Nerd Reactor
Aug 21, 2015

Behind the Blog | John ‘Spartan’ Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief of Nerd Reactor

Welcome to Cision Blog’s newest content series, Behind the Blog, where we chat with a notable influencer in a particular […]

Beyond the Beltway and Back Again: David Ellis Talks CQ Roll Call (Part 2)
Jun 26, 2015

Beyond the Beltway and Back Again: David Ellis Talks CQ Roll Call (Part 2)

Don’t miss part one of this two-part interview with CQ Roll Call’s David Ellis! Welcome back to our special two-part interview […]

Beyond the Beltway and Back Again: David Ellis Talks CQ Roll Call
Jun 19, 2015

Beyond the Beltway and Back Again: David Ellis Talks CQ Roll Call

David Ellis recounted the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game on June 11 at Nationals Park in Washington, where […]

Mobile Madness: Mobile Marketing & PR Best Practices
May 01, 2015

Mobile Madness: Mobile Marketing & PR Best Practices

Mobile madness has besieged our culture completely. As the Pew Research Center’s report on U.S. Smartphone Use in 2015 indicates, two […]

Millennials, Startups and World Domination: A Chat with Kicker’s Holly Epstein Ojalvo
Mar 13, 2015

Millennials, Startups and World Domination: A Chat with Kicker’s Holly Epstein Ojalvo

There is little doubt that modern media companies are doggedly pursuing the ever-elusive millennial audience. From BuzzFeed to Vice, digital […]

The Year Ahead in Media
Jan 22, 2015

The Year Ahead in Media

Who would have thought a man running around in red tights would score the CW its highest ratings ever? How […]

Digital Ninjitsu and Social Media Bushido: A Chat With Luvvie Ajayi
Dec 12, 2014

Digital Ninjitsu and Social Media Bushido: A Chat With Luvvie Ajayi

Luvvie Ajayi  is beyond a triple threat. Dubbed the ‘Olivia Pope of Social Media’ by a friend, Ajayi is a […]

Digital Editor Helms Launch of a New Voice in Hispanic Women’s Lifestyle
Oct 24, 2014

Digital Editor Helms Launch of a New Voice in Hispanic Women’s Lifestyle

It was just this time 12 years ago that American audiences were given a new, fresh female voice: Brassy, bold, […]

Know Your Tribe, Find Your Influencers: Cision’s Heidi Sullivan & Forensic Social Media
Sep 30, 2014

Know Your Tribe, Find Your Influencers: Cision’s Heidi Sullivan & Forensic Social Media

As the future of the news media continues to seriously fall into question, the task before PR professionals and marketers continues to demand unique strategies for reaching audiences and disseminate messages.

Four Years Later: Sciacca Talks Boston Herald’s Success
Jul 24, 2014

Four Years Later: Sciacca Talks Boston Herald’s Success

We check in with Boston Herald’s Joe Sciacca on his four-year anniversary as editor in chief.

Laura Begley Bloom – Executive Editor, Yahoo Travel
Jun 05, 2014

Laura Begley Bloom – Executive Editor, Yahoo Travel

Effervescent travel editor leaves print travel mainstay for relaunched digital travel site.

Tourism Marketing in 2014: Creating Moments and Memories
May 21, 2014

Tourism Marketing in 2014: Creating Moments and Memories

Discussion on tourism marketing trends, best practices and predictions for the future.

Mary Bilyeu – Food Editor, The Blade
Apr 08, 2014

Mary Bilyeu – Food Editor, The Blade

Blogger and food editor finds there’s no reason not to follow your passion

Mike Cassidy – Storyteller, BloomReach
Mar 04, 2014

Mike Cassidy – Storyteller, BloomReach

Veteran tech journalist syncs up to content marketing.

State of the Media 2014
Jan 24, 2014

State of the Media 2014

Media industry trends to watch for in 2014, including digital and social media, content marketing and technological innovation.

Laura Shin – Features Editor, SmartPlanet
Dec 05, 2013

Laura Shin – Features Editor, SmartPlanet

Freelance business journalist readies herself for increased role overseeing features for digital magazine covering the business of global innovation

Kathleen Hou – Beauty Editor, The Cut
Nov 07, 2013

Kathleen Hou – Beauty Editor, The Cut

Financial consultant turned beauty editor fashions expanded coverage for revamped New York fashion and beauty site

Georgina Gustin – Reporter, Roll Call
Oct 17, 2013

Georgina Gustin – Reporter, Roll Call

Newspaper veteran ventures from the Midwest to D.C. to dig into federal food and agricultural policy coverage at Capitol Hill daily

Vanessa K. Bush – Editor in Chief, Essence
Sep 26, 2013

Vanessa K. Bush – Editor in Chief, Essence

Eloquent executive editor lands her dream job as editor in chief of the original black women’s lifestyle magazine