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Finding the right approach when it comes to pitching a new idea to the media can be a nerve wracking task, especially if you are at loss over what journalists look for in a story.
Learn how to make your message stand out in a journalist's crowded inbox at our June Networx event, Maximise the Media.
The evening will feature three expert panelists from the fields of print and broadcast journalism who will reveal the common mistakes PR consultants make and share what makes and shapes their agendas.
We are delighted to be joined by:
Jane Davies, Managing Editor of Grazia and Harper's BAZAAR. Jane holds over 14 years' experience managing the editorial departments of the world's leading books, newspapers and magazines.
Angie Kelly, Editor of Sydney Morning Herald's Essential Style magazine. Prior to this Angie was the Special Reports Editor for Sun-Herald and has also worked as a NSW Health Department media officer and a news reporter for The Australian and Daily Telegraph.
Rose Kelly, Client Creative Content Producer for Body & Soul Radio and Destination radio programs at MIX 106.5 FM. Rose has also worked in numerous production and presenting roles for 2UE, Sky News, Channel Seven News and the Today Show.
Jen Bishop, Editor and Associate Publisher of Dynamic Business magazine, Australia's leading monthly publication for small-to-medium business owners. Jen blogs regularly for Dynamicbusiness.com and has close to 3,000 followers on Twitter!
Join us at the ultra stylish Supper Club at Kit and Kaboodle on Wednesday 23 June from 6:00pm. This event was a sell-out last year - so book today to ensure you don't miss out!
Tickets are $60, which includes a complimentary drink on arrival, canapés, and the chance to win a fabulous lucky door prize!
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Here’s a sneaky peek at the speakers for this event.
Jane DaviesManaging Editor, Grazia and Harper's BAZAAR
Jane is a publishing professional with 14 years' experience in the management of editorial departments in world-leading books, newspapers and magazines.
Jane started her career at Penguin Books in London, where she worked in both publishing and sales of adults' and children's books.
As a senior editorial executive with the Telegraph Media Group in London, Jane managed the editorial budgets for the group's magazines and newspapers for four years before becoming the editorial manager for the Saturday magazine. For a further four years she helped shape the direction of this award-winning magazine, working across all aspects from editorial through to production.
Jane joined ACP Magazines in Sydney in February 2008 as managing editor of Grazia, building the team that publishes Australia's only weekly fashion title. In July 2009 she also became managing editor of Harper's BAZAAR.
Angie KellyEditor, Sydney Morning Herald's Essential Style
Angie Kelly is the Editor of Essential Style magazine, which appears in the Sydney Morning Herald every Thursday. Prior to this, Angie was the Special Reports Editor for The Sun Herald, editing everything from glossy travel mags, to the annual signature Christmas lifestyle mag, property sections, racing fashion liftouts, event guides, Kids S children's school holidays guides as well as S special reports on fashion, beauty, cosmetic surgery and lifestyle.
Angie has also worked as a media officer for Sydney University and the NSW Health Department, as well as a news and health reporter for The Australian and the Daily Telegraph.
Jen BishopEditor, Interiors Addict
Jen Bishop has 14 years' experience as a journalist, editor, publisher and blogger across print, digital and social media.
She trained on newspapers in the UK, working her way up the journalism ladder to edit several magazines. She also worked in corporate communications for The Metropolitan Police (based out of New Scotland Yard) and London Borough of Newham (during the bid stage for the 2012 Olympic Games).
Jen moved to Sydney to find a new challenge in 2008. She spent five years at Dynamic Business magazine, then Australia's largest circulating small business publication, starting as editor and working her way up to publisher. She launched its online presence in 2009, relaunched the print magazine with a new look in 2010, built the brand and became known for her use of social media to engage with its readership.
In 2012, she left to concentrate full-time on her design blog, Interiors Addict, which has almost 60,000 readers per month. She has successfully commercialised the blog and now juggles editing it with contract content and social media consulting work.
Due to her varied experience, Jen has a unique understanding of both print and digital, traditional and new media. Her particular strengths lie in audience engagement and content strategy.
Belle magazine editor in chief and The Block judge Neale Whitaker, describes Interiors Addict as “an entertaining, well-navigated, informed and credible new voice in Australian interior design.” Jen has been featured in Real Living, Cleo, Belle, the Sydney Morning Herald, the West Australian and more. Last year she was a finalist in Best Australian Blogs and appeared on Problogger's list of blogs to watch.
Rose KellyClient Creative Content Producer, MIX 106.5 Radio
Rose Kelly is the Client Creative Content Producer for Body & Soul and Destinations at The Australian Radio Network, encompassing eleven of the top radio stations across Australia including Mix 106.5, WSFM and The Edge 96.1 in Sydney.
Rose is also a television presenter for Channel Seven's Sydney Weekender program and the longest standing weather presenter for The Weather Channel on Foxtel and Austar (Channel 603).
Rose is a qualified Television Journalist, having studied a combined double degree at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in Television Journalism and International Politics. Rose also lived and studied at University in France, where she developed a passion for travel and languages and is now fluent in French.
Upon returning to Australia, Rose pursued her media career, producing for Stan Zemanek at Radio 2UE; Terry Willesee at Sky News; in the Channel Seven Newsroom and then for the Today Show at the Nine Network. Rose has also presented for the Nine Network's Boatique and The Car Show as well as the online financial investment program, The Market Mad Show.