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Six CES PR Alternatives for Automotive Technology Suppliers

Posted Oct. 11th 2018

CES is not the perfect exhibition or media relations venue for everyone. In fact, for many technology and auto suppliers, CES is too crowded, cluttered, and competitive, making it difficult to stand out. Considering the cost ($500,000 – $1 million for a respectable CES exhibit) and competition (4,300+ CES exhibitors), some automotive and mobility suppliers have […]

Tom Worobec: Editor and News Anchor at Automotive News TV

Posted Oct. 1st 2018

Please provide your job title and media outlet(s), as well as a brief description of your duties: I’m the editor of Automotive News TV (ANTV) and anchor of our afternoon newscast – AutoNews Now – at Automotive News in Detroit. I manage four extraordinarily talented employees and oversee the production of 11 newscasts each week […]

Drew Winter: Senior Content Director at WardsAuto

Posted Sep. 17th 2018

Please provide your job title and media outlet(s), as well as a brief description of your duties: I’m a senior content director at WardsAuto. We are a world-leading provider of automotive insights and analysis that has been supplying the auto industry with information and data for more than 90 years. We are based in Southfield, […]

Meet the Media: Jamie LaReau, business and automotive writer for the Detroit Free Press

Posted Aug. 20th 2018

Jamie LaReau is a business and automotive reporter covering General Motors for the Detroit Free Press. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? I cover General Motors. I am mostly interested in any news involving GM’s operations, earnings, products, hiring practices, corporate structure, autonomous vehicle development […]

7 Steps for PR Success at CES 2019

Posted Aug. 16th 2018

  So you thought it over. You know that CES the show is wildly competitive and crowded. You’re aware of the show’s scope and what you’re up against. You are aware it’s going to take a lot of work (and some luck!) to stand out among more than 4,000 exhibitors there. You’ve made your decision: […]

Bianchi PR’s Meet the Media Recap

Posted Jul. 23rd 2018

In case you’ve missed any, here’s a recap of our Meet the Media profiles so far in 2018: Jennifer Vuong, Anchor and Producer at Automotive News Audrey LaForest, Reporter at Plastics News Kirk Pinho, Real Estate Reporter at Crain’s Detroit Business Ian Thibodeau, Automotive Reporter at The Detroit News Roop Raj, Anchor / Reporter at […]

Tried and True Adages that Apply to PR

Posted Jun. 28th 2018

By Claire Olech (former Bianchi Public Relations intern and recent PR grad. You can find her on LinkedIn.) As a PR student, it’s customary to receive advice from professionals who have experience in the field. It may come in different packaging, but often, it’s an old adage that you’ve heard before around the dinner table. […]

CEO Media Interview Mistake #4 – Not Knowing the Journalist’s Policy on Pre-Publication Reviews of CEO Quotes

Posted Jun. 14th 2018

Reporters NEVER allow CEOs to review their quotes before a story runs, right? Contrary to popular belief among PR professionals, many of today’s journalists will actually allow CEOs or their PR representative to review their quotes for stories prior to publication. According to a survey of more than 110 journalists around the world conducted by […]

Partners in Fact: Social Day of Action

Posted Jun. 5th 2018

Today, we are participating in a Social Day of Action with the News Literacy Project, the PR Council and many of our PRGN colleagues to underscore the importance of news literacy. Do you investigate news sources to evaluate their veracity, biases or emotional cues? In this day in age, it’s critical to practice and teach […]

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