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SMPS Establishing Successful Relationships with the Media – #theAECsofmarketing

January 27, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am


SMPS Pittsburgh is pleased to present Establishing Successful Relationships with the Media as our January #theAECsofmarketing event. In this month’s session, Jennifer Curry, Managing Editor of the Pittsburgh Business Times, is going to walk us through how to create and maintain a successful relationship with the media, including getting to know editors and journalists, the most effective means of reaching out with pitches, how to foster the relationship once it’s established, what the media does and does not need from us, and additional tips.


Jennifer Curry, Managing Editor of the Pittsburgh Business Times

Jennifer Curry moved to Pittsburgh to join the Business Times in 2004 after earning a  bachelor’s degree in English from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She previously served as a reporter and assistant managing editor for the Business Times.


8:00 am (registration and networking); 8:30 am until 9:30 am (program & Q&A)


Members: $10
Non-members: $15
Walk-ins: $15

CPSM/ CEU credit for this event will be available.



Event Sponsor: Breaking Ground

Sponsor: Tall Timber









In-Kind Sponsor: ARC

In-Kind Sponsor: thendesign


*Additional sponsorship opportunities are available for this program, as well as upcoming programs. Please contact sponsorship@smpspittsburgh.org for more information.

This program is ideal for professionals who are:

  • Responsible for PR in their firm
  • New to marketing / business development
  • Have been in the A/E/C industry for many years

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations may be made up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund by contacting treasurer@smpspittsburgh.org. Pre-registered “no-shows” are responsible for the full cost of registration plus a service charge and will be billed accordingly. If you paid by credit card, your card will be credited. If you paid by check, a refund will be mailed to you within 10 business days.

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850 Poplar Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

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