Journos, PR pros gather for 16th year at Valley Publicity Summit, Sept. 28, 2019

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 28, 2019

Barrett, the Honors College, Arizona State University, Tempe

Registration is open! Back again for its 16th year — the Valley Publicity Summit, Presented by SPJ, returns Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, to Barrett, the Honors College, at Arizona State University in Tempe. A lot happens in a year: journalists’ assignments and PR professionals’ client lists keep changing. PR pros: Be a part of what’s become the greatest Saturday morning in Valley media-PR relations, with discussions and “speed pitching” sessions to learn how to best pitch local media, Register and get more info here.

Here’s a list of media professionals expected to join us at this year’s Valley Publicity Summit, as of Sept. 25:

Greg Barr, editor-in-chief, Phoenix Business Journal
Natasha Beal, owner/publisher of Eculeus Group Publishing (Deer Valley Times, North Tatum Times, North 32nd News, Scottsdale North News, Scottsdale Standard)
Christy Bricks, executive producer, Cronkite News, KAET Arizona PBS

Michael Crowley, weekend assignment editor, KPNX 12News

Heather Lovett Dunn, content director, Cronkite News, KAET Arizona PBS

Michelle Talsma Everson, freelance writer and editor, Arizona Health & Living
Jennifer Jones, Senior Content Coordinator, KTVK 3TV/KPHO CBS5, Arizona’s Family
Debra Krol, Environmental Writer, Arizona Republic

Leah LeMoine, managing editor, PHOENIX magazine

Al Macias, news director, KJZZ-FM NPR

Adrian McIntyre, Ph.D., Partner, Business RadioX

Tyson Milanovich, Senior Executive Producer – KTVK 3TV/KPHO CBS5, Morning News, Arizona’s Family

Kara Morrison, editor, Raising Arizona Kids Magazine

Patrick O’Grady, managing editor, Phoenix Business Journal
George Obi, Executive Producer, KSAZ FOX10 Phoenix
Andy Ramirez, Senior Real-Time Editor, KNXV ABC15

Richard Ruelas, Reporter, Arizona Republic

Jimmy Rhoades,  Senior Correspondent, The List

Ed Roth, AZTV Channel 7, Executive Producer, The Daily Mix,
Wayne Schutsky, Managing Editor, Scottsdale Progress
Colleen Sparks, Editor, North Central News

Carrie Watters, community editor, Arizona Republic
Diane Faith Wright, News Producer, KNXV ABC15

We will list more participating journalists as they are secured. NOTE: While every effort is made to ensure the participation of journalists who have agreed to be part of this year’s Summit, circumstances beyond SPJ’s control may result in changes to the list of participating journalists. We will make sincere efforts to keep the list of participating journalists current. Journalists interested in participating may inquire with Sherry Butler, sbutler@slbcom.com

Our grateful appreciation is extended to our longtime Event Sponsor, Fingerpaint Marketing!

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