Owen Lystrup is a young blogger who is clearly excited about his chosen career PR. Yesterday he posted a plea for some guidance on whether or not you should ring up a reporter after sending an email pitch.
A very lively discussion ensued which revealed some surprising attitudes and practices by PR professionals. It makes interesting reading no matter where you are in your career.
Other Strive Notes about young PR professionals that may be of interest:
- Network World slaps wrists discusses how overloading young PRs can lead to mistakes
- July 28th’s top 5 talks about the skills agencies seek in young candidates.
- Getting the pitch right highlights how agencies often have the least experienced handling the most important work.