Take a proactive approach—rather than a reactive one—and pitch your story to the media.
If your company’s media relations strategy consists of sending out press releases and hoping for reporters to call you, you may not have gotten the media attention or coverage you were hoping for.
Stan Hinden, retired Washington Post financial writer and columnist wrote, during my 50 years as a newspaper reporter, editor and columnist, I have known hundreds of public relations people. Some were a joy to work with; others a nightmare. Indeed, as I look back, I can see clear differences between those who were good at their jobs and those who were not.