Successful Pitching Insights with Freelance Journalist and Founder Brittney Oliver
Episode 44 – Pitchin’ and Sippin’ Successful Pitching Insights with Freelance Journalist and Founder Brittney Oliver
Brittney Oliver is a career and lifestyle freelance writer and content strategist based in Nashville, Tennessee. Brittney’s expertise and insight has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Refinery29, Black Enterprise and countless podcasts and speaking engagements. In 2019, she was the keynote speaker for LinkedIn’s first women of color conference in San Francisco. Brittney was also named one of “Nine Black Women Leaders Dedicated to Empowering Others” by Forbes. In addition, to her writing, PR, and marketing career, Brittney is also the founder of the platform Lemons 2 Lemonade which emposesses a blog, networking mixer and panel discussions all focused on helping professionals turn career obstacles around.
In the episode to follow we learn more about Brittney’s career in PR, media and entrepreneurship, she gives pitching tips and perspectives from the 3 different hats she wears – PR pro, journalist and founder – and let’s us in on her exact pitching likes and dislikes.
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- Brittney’s story of getting into the PR world
- The community she created for herself after going to over 100 interviews to get a job in the industry – Lemons 2 Lemonade
- The importance of relation building t in public relations
- Brittney’s email pitching preferences as a journalist
- How to successfully pitch as a founder and as a PR Pro
- Brittney’s beats with Forbes magazine
Lemons 2 Lemonade Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lemons_2_lemonade/?hl=en
Article about Brittney’s Story: http://voyagela.com/interview/meet-brittney-oliver-lemons-2-lemonade-events-hosted-la-san-francisco/
Lemons 2 Lemonade: https://www.l2lmixer.com/
Brittney’s Personal Website: https://brittneyoliver.com/
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