Thursday, January 11, 2007

I am not a PR body guard

Vy Blog alerts us to this hilarious post about press tours. I have to take issue with this part:

Interviewees generally come in threes.

There’s the Main Guy, the Other Guy, and the PR Bodyguard.

The reason I sit in on client interviews is partly to give moral support to my client and be able to give an after-interview assessment, but also to learn. Each interview goes a little differently and by watching them you are able to better prepare your clients for future interviews.

Note - no client of mine has ever visited a PowerPoint presentation upon a journalist.

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