Few reporters are savvier -- and friendlier to PR -- than eWeek's Chris Preimesberger. Join us as we learn how eWeek has reshaped its agenda in the face of shrinking staff and heightened competition, and what Chris's priorities are - specifically storage and Big Data - as we approach the backstretch of 2011.
Jon Brodkin digs deep on cloud and virtualization and if you're Microsoft or VMware, you already enjoy big coverage. But what about the subtleties of these hot trends? How does a small company break through?
For his Twitter followers, Jon's news sense -- and skepticism -- are legendary. He also has quite a few views about PR.
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Laurianne McLaughlin doesn't write as much as she used to but has gained influence, as home page editor at CIO.com and custodian of the virtualization and cloud computing "drill down" sections.
CIO is a tough nut to crack but less so if you've got some chops in social media and clients who can hook you up with front-line IT pros. Laurianne's biggest job: to differentiate CIO's coverage.
Can you help her?
Network World continues to be a must-pitch title for not just networking products, but IT in general. EIC John Dix has spent a half-hour with us to discuss NWW's edit trajectory for Q3 and Q4, as well as the title's contributed content opportunities. He also reveals how his team works with the IDG News Service as IDG continues to centralize its operations.
Q: Do you recommend pitching a how-to topic and getting the editor’s buy-in first, or would it be better to have the video already produced and send that way? If a video first runs on a client’s blog, would they still consider it?