Join the fun as weird journalist David Moye with HuffPost and less weird PR pro Jean Walcher with J. Walcher Communications discuss:

  • Five Things Journalists Don’t Want to Hear from PR people Anymore
  • Five Things PR People Don’t Want to Hear from Journalists Anymore
  • Ridiculous Pitches and How to Make Them Relevant

There will be time for Q & A – add your questions in the Chat area.

Tuesday, August 11 starting at 6 pm and ending at 7

PANELISTS

David Moye is a journalist with 30 years’ experience writing on offbeat subjects. A native San Diegan, he has been a staff writer with HuffPost since 2011, specializing in weird news.

Previously, Moye was the former senior editor of Wireless Flash, a news agency that provided The DailyShow, Good Morning America and many other shows with guest booking and news segments.

In his spare time, he plays AC/DC on the ukulele and does psychic readings for B-grade celebrities.

Jean Walcher is president of J. Walcher Communications (JWC) – 20 years old next year! The agency specializes in media relations, social and digital media, crisis communications, community relations and more, working with local, regional, and national clients in various industries.

JWC works with clients it likes and those it can help and as she says, “It’s a demanding industry so we’ve got to enjoy our work. Life is too short for anything else.”

MODERATOR

Eileen Gaffen is president of the public relations agency Steres Gaffen Media, founded in 2014. She helps companies connect with their customers across traditional and social media platforms, improve reputation and influence, launch new products, build their brand, and grow profitable revenue. Clients include small and mid-size businesses, professional services, nonprofits, and authors.

Eileen serves on the board of directors of the San Diego Press Club and Women in Business. She is an advisor to the Doris A. Howell Foundation for Women’s Health Research.

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