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Bridgette Russell
Works at The Write Vision Group Media & Publishing
Attended Texas Southern University
Lived in Houston, Texas
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Ready to be an expert that reporters can call on for comment? Four ways to do it...
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What to do when you're waiting on a reporter to accept or reject your pitch...
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Here are a few ways to think of something to say to a reporter because "no comment" isn't always the best way to answer.
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It can definitely happen.
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Even if you miss a reporter's call, your voicemail greeting should hold some great information.
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Be sure you know the meaning of the PR terms...it will help you define what your organization wants -- and needs.
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Common question after police records go viral: Can you delete my arrest?
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Thinking outside the box for your publicity...
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Reporters often plan months in advance...make sure you're pitching accordingly.
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Before You Pitch: 3 things to know about how news works
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How to handle it when your story is supposed to air or be published...but doesn't.
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Some tips on how you can abbreviate complicated topics for the media.
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191 people
mostafa fard's profile photo
John Lively's profile photo
R.J. Williams's profile photo
Segun Alabi's profile photo
Nic “NiKay” Rountree's profile photo
Chandra Pointer's profile photo
Tracy Lewis's profile photo
Michelle N Johnson's profile photo
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Occupation
journalist & media consultant
Employment
  • The Write Vision Group Media & Publishing
    PR/publicity strategist, present
  • Marshall News Messenger
    Reporter
  • Springfield News-Sun
    reporter
  • Houston Chronicle
    correspondent
Places
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Previously
Houston, Texas - Marshall, Texas - Springfield, Ohio - Chicago, Illinois
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Introduction
  • Co-founder and media consultant of The Write Vision Group, Inc., where we help businesses and nonprofits get media attention. 
  • Vice president of the It's Not Enough to Dream Women's Small Business Circle, where we encourage women in entrepreneurship and faith. Editor-in-chief of our magazine of the same name.
  • Writer/Editor for Patch.com
Bragging rights
Honorable Mention in 2009 Associated Press Community Reporting Award
Education
  • Texas Southern University
    print journalism, 2002 - 2005
  • University Of Illinois At Urbana-champaign
    broadcast journalism, 2001 - 2001
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Gender
Female