Media Relations Maven
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  Margo Mateas writes the popular “Media Relations Maven” column for Tactics, the official newspaper of the Public Relations Society of America.  

The Maven’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, PR agencies, governments, universities, independent practitioners, non-profits and students.

Partial Client List:

“Every PR person in America needs to take this training…Margo rocks!”
Schwartz Communications
“Excellent seminar! Great tricks of the trade…looking forward to seeing results!”
Scripps Networks
(HGTV, Food Network)
“She’s very down to earth and able to answer ALL of your questions…and that’s unheard of. I would love to have her visit with our PR team!”
ING Direct
“After 30 years, I thought I knew it all, but Margo taught me how to successfully pitch a reporter in just 15 seconds.”
Cal Edison
“The training is excellent. It delivers what it promises.”
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
“In just 25 minutes, Margo helped us find new ways to think creatively. Our team came up with 157 new story ideas!”
Six Flags Theme Parks
“It was great, like ‘How to Succeed in PR in 60 Minutes.’ “
American Cancer Society
“I’ve practiced PR for eight years and still learned new things. Margo is fun, engaging and helpful.”
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
“Margo showed us how to take a 30-minute presentation and do it in just 5 minutes. The boss loved it!”
Horizon Organic Foods
“Margo shared her vast knowledge and experience with us, and our business more than doubled.”
Kolbe Co.
“Great content. Very credible instructor. I really enjoyed this!”
Intercontinental Hotels Group
“If I took this class before pitching, I know the media would have picked up more of our pitches.”
“Absolutely great training. The workshop was extremely informative, humorous and friendly.”
“In one day, Margo sets up the student to hit the road pitching!”
Allstate Insurance Foundation
“I’m an executive producer from CNN crossing over to the ‘dark side.’ Thank you, Margo!”
SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design)
“Helps break down barriers and gives tools to take home. Would love to have Margo teach our regional Public Affairs officers.”
US Army Reserve
“Margo is amazing at new product messaging. She drills down quickly and comes up with solutions that work.”
“Margo gets it. She thinks like a journalist and tells it like it is.”
Cerner Corporation
“Margo makes you want to get out and do it!”
National League of Cities
“If you want to solve problems, make more money and run your agency more smoothly, call Margo today.”
Weber Shandwick
Los Angeles
“Interesting – great ideas and ways to look at things in a new light.”
Leap Wireless
“I got major feature coverage in TV stations and two news-papers using Margo’s 10-second pitching tips.”
Allstate Insurance Foundation
“Great, engaging and inspiring! Taught me a different way to think about what I do.”
Wells Fargo

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