SOURCE: Marketwire

October 01, 2007 08:00 ET

Marketwire to Host Interactive Panel Session on Public Policy and DC Media

Discussion to Provide Insight on How to Effectively Engage With Public Policy, Capitol Hill Reporters

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - October 1, 2007) -

Marketwire, a full-service newswire and communications workflow solutions provider, today announced it will host an expert panel of Washington D.C. journalists in an informative discussion designed to provide communications professionals with a better understanding of working with media covering public policy and Capitol Hill. The interactive, invitation-only session will offer tips on how to gain coverage within the public policy debate, as well as dos and don’ts for creating an effective dialogue with the press. Invited panel participants include:

  • Bloomberg Radio,Steve Geimann, senior producer
  • The Denver Post,Society of Professional Journalists President Christine Tatum, former business editor and features reporter
  • The Legal Times, Brendan Smith, news editor
  • WJZ-TV Baltimore, Md., Kai Jackson, anchor
  • The Washington Post,Alec Klein, investigative business reporter
  • The Washington Times,David Eldridge, managing editor

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007
8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Washington, D.C.

About Marketwire

The only fully integrated North America-based global newswire, Marketwire, Inc. is a full-service partner to IR, PR, and MarCom professionals seeking premier news distribution, media management, multimedia and monitoring solutions. Marketwire’s customer-centric corporate philosophy focuses on being the best by infusing every aspect of its business with the following core attributes: precision, adaptability, innovation, and simplicity.

Marketwire delivers its clients’ news to the world’s media and financial communities. With a reputation for technological leadership, Marketwire offers innovative products and services - including Social Media, Search Engine Optimization, Dashboard Mobile Financial, News Dashboard coverage reports, exclusive access to networks such as the Canadian Press Wire Network, Easy IR and Easy PR workflow solutions, and more - that help communication professionals maximize their effectiveness while ensuring accuracy and best practices. Having merged companies (Market Wire and CCNMatthews) in April 2006, and enjoying a combined history of 25 years of service, Marketwire is now majority-owned by OMERS Capital Partners, the private equity arm of one of Canada’s largest pension funds. Operating 12 offices worldwide, Marketwire distributes the majority of press releases issued by publicly traded companies in Canada. For more information, visit us at

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