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From PCC’s Decem­ber 2009 monthly lun­cheon: Pan­elist Ron Schofield, Asso­ci­ated Press regional video pro­ducer, offers some quick insight on pitching.

Whether fea­tur­ing broad­cast assign­ment edi­tors, suc­cess­ful cri­sis man­age­ment cam­paigns or experts on man­ag­ing the value of PR and social ser­vices, our pro­grams pro­vide diverse per­spec­tives, pro­fes­sional devel­op­ment and lively forums for discussion.Among a few of the pan­elists we’ve recently talked with at our programs:

  • Suzanne Cara­her , assign­ment edi­tor, ABC Tele­vi­sion News
  • Esther Cepeda, blog­ger and nation­ally read columnist
  • Brett Chase, deputy man­ag­ing edi­tor, Crain’s Chicago Business
  • Janet Davies, “190 North” host and exec­u­tive pro­ducer, and enter­tain­ment reporter for ABC 7 News Chicago
  • Jean Der­Gu­rahian, reporter for Mod­ern Healthcare
  • Jeff Flock, reporter, Fox Busi­ness News
  • Daniel Honig­man, dig­i­tal com­mu­ni­ca­tions super­vi­sor for Weber Shand­wick and the for­mer “Colonel Tribune”
  • John F. McDo­nough, pres­i­dent, Chicago Blackhawks
  • Toure Muham­mad, cre­ative strate­gist for Bean Soup Times
  • Mike North, “Mon­sters in the Morn­ing” on Com­cast SportsNet/
  • Paul Rand, president/CEO of Zocalo Group and president-elect for the Word of Mouth Mar­ket­ing Asso­ci­a­tion (WOMMA)
  • Dean Richards, enter­tain­ment reporter and critic, WGN Radio and TV
  • Heidi Sul­li­van, direc­tor of media research, Cision
  • Jack Tryt­ten, PR/branding con­sul­tant and author of When Mar­ket­ing Fails