Panelists Kelly Cryderman, David Blackwell and Jim Kerr will share insight into the business of online news
TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The pressure is on for today's media outlets to create a high volume of quality content that is not just read, but also shared on social platforms.
On November 4, 2015, CNW Group will host another Breakfast with the Media event in Calgary with some of Canada's top media professionals who will share insight into how they work, the new realities of a digital-first media landscape and how PR people can adjust their strategies accordingly.
"CNW is dedicated to supporting both Canadian media and public relations practitioners," said Nicole Guillot, President and CEO, CNW. "Our products and services, and our Breakfast with the Media event series, are each designed to bridge the gap between these two professions. We hope to help strengthen necessary relationships and optimize results for all involved in the telling of Canadian news stories."
Created for savvy communications professionals seeking to build new relationships and take their tactics to the next level, PR pros will leave this lively and informative discussion with a better understanding of how to best work with journalists today.
CNW Breakfast with the Media: The Business of Online News
- Kelly Cryderman, Alberta Reporter, The Globe and Mail
- David Blackwell, Digital Content Director, Calgary Herald
- Jim Kerr, Associate Director of Digital Initiatives, Alberta Venture
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
7:30 a.m. – Breakfast and registration
8 – 9 a.m. – Panel discussion
Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, Glen 205
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Download our free article, Quick & Easy Guide to Sharing Your News Release with the World, to learn more about media relations in an online world.
About CNW's Breakfast with the Media
For more than 20 years, CNW has hosted complimentary educational events for the public relations, corporate communications and investor relations professionals within its client roster. CNW's Breakfast with the Media event series brings together Canada's media and communications professionals for lively, educational discussions.
CNW Group Ltd. (a PR Newswire company) offers content distribution, creation and monitoring solutions to Canadian professionals working in news media, financial services, public relations, investor relations, marketing, digital communications, social media, corporate communications, public affairs and customer service. The company is best known for its newswire, a digital service that provides simultaneous distribution of news releases and visual content to news media and markets locally and globally. The newswire also powers expansive web distribution networks serving to amplify client content and drive online discovery. CNW Group also provides professional video, photography and webcast production, translation, regulatory filing and printing services as well as monitoring and measurement platforms. Founded in 1960, CNW gets people talking about Canadian brands online and in the news.www.newswire.ca
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Image with caption: "Kelly Cryderman, Alberta Reporter, The Globe and Mail, will speak at CNW’s Breakfast with the Media event on November 4, 2015 in Calgary. (CNW Group/CNW Group Ltd.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151102_C1122_PHOTO_EN_533383.jpg
Image with caption: "Jim Kerr, Associate Director of Digital Initiatives, Alberta Venture, will speak at CNW’s Breakfast with the Media event on November 4, 2015 in Calgary. (CNW Group/CNW Group Ltd.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151102_C1122_PHOTO_EN_533385.jpg
Image with caption: "David Blackwell, Digital Content Director, Calgary Herald, will speak at CNW’s Breakfast with the Media event on November 4, 2015 in Calgary. (CNW Group/CNW Group Ltd.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151102_C1122_PHOTO_EN_533388.jpg
For further information: and media registration: Melissa Meyer, Communications Assistant, CNW, [email protected], 416-863-5345