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 encompasses 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 lets us in on her exact pitching likes and dislikes.
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- Brittney’s story of breaking into the world of PR.
- The community she created after going on more than 100 job interviews – Lemons 2 Lemonade.
- The importance of relationship-building in public relations.
- Brittney’s email pitching preferences as a freelance journalist.
- How to successfully pitch as a founder and as a PR Pro.
- Brittney’s beats as a freelance journalist.
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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