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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 Nation's Premiere Media Relations Training Company

The Public Relations Training Company and the Media Relations Maven provide everything you need to succeed in public relations. We offer custom onsite training, public relations workshops, seminars, audio conferences, CDs and individual coaching in all aspects of public relations, including:

Media Relations Training
Management Training

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The Maven’s 7 Training Guarantees:

The Maven guarantees you and your staff will:

  1. Immediately get more press hits

  2. Get more of the hits you really need, including hits in national media

  3. Enjoy and look forward to pitching

  4. Develop more story angles

  5. Know how to turn small stories into features

  6. Become confident with editors and develop relationships

  7. Your staff will thank you – profusely – for giving them this training

The Mavenís 7 Reasons To Choose An Outside Trainer:

Think you can do the job in-house? Teams feel more comfortable discussing problems and asking questions of a friendly, outside expert who is not connected to the company culture. Here are 7 reasons to choose The Maven:

  1. public relations trainingThe Maven knows how to engage audiences and help participants learn.

  2. In-house trainers are not likely to have real-world journalistic experience – The Maven does.

  3. Co-workers and supervisors usually conduct in-house training. This prevents real learning. Because someone familiar conducts the training, most people act like they already know the material or completely dismiss it.

  4. Content and time devoted to in-house training tends to be superficial.

  5. Most people experienced in media relations do not have effective teaching skills – The Maven does.

  6. Most companies can’t afford the time and staff commitment required for in-house training.

  7. Professional training gives participants proven, hit-the-ground-running information that results in increased press coverage.

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