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Bridgette Outten
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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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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Female