Archive for November 2011

Patch–A New Way to Reach Local Audiences

November 1, 2011

PR and Communications pros, what tricks do you have up your sleeves for how to obtain the most effective local media coverage?  For those who have been looking for a solution— an efficient and expedient way to reach local journalists concerning local topics of interest — this seminar is for you!

Attendees, prepare to gleen all sorts of useful, relevant information from Rick Robinson, a Washington, D.C.-based writer who has written about hyperlocal news websites; Doug Donovan, Maryland Patch Regional Editor; Daniel Waldman, PR consultant; and Laurie Hays, Director of Public Relations for the Anne Arundel County Library System.  Moderated by Marc Apter.

Below, you’ll find Patch contacts in the MD, DC, and VA areas.  You won’t find this listing anywhere else, but we’ve got it here!

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Doug Donovan (Regional Editor, Maryland)

410-963-7455

AREA: Bel Air, Havre de Grace, Aberdeen, North Baltimore, Towson, Lutherville-Timonium, Cockeysville, Parkville-Overlea, Perry Hall, Essex-Middle River, Dundalk, Pikesville.  

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Amy L. Kovac-Ashley (Regional Editor, Maryland)

202-321-8160

amyk@patch.com

AREA: Greenbelt, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Kensington, Wheaton, College Park, Hyattsville, Riverdale Park & University Park, North Potomac, Potomac, Takoma Park, Chevy Chase

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Stephanie Siegel Burke (Regional Editor, Maryland)

410-207-0990, 240-246-4425

stephanieb@patch.com

AREA: Bowie, Odenton, Historic Annapolis, Crofton, Broadneck, Severn, Severna Park, Pasadena, Glen Burnie, Edgewater-Davidsonville, Upper Marlboro 

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Beth Lawton (Regional Editor, Northern Virginia)

571-235-9234

beth@patch.com

312-307-7075

AREA: Annandale, Del Ray, Burke, Huntington/Belle Haven, Kingstowne, Lorton, Mount Vernon, Rose Hill, Fort Hunt, Hybla Valley, Old Town Alexandria

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Chris Moore (Regional Editor, Northern Virginia)

571-268-5914

christopherm@patch.com

AREA:  Leesburg, Ashburn, Herndon, Reston, Chantilly, Centreville, Manassas, Manassas Park, Dale City, Fredericksburg, Woodbridge and Lake Ridge

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Doug Tallman (Regional Editor, Maryland, Virginia and DC)

301-237-3503

douglas@patch.com

Fairfax City, Ballston Patch, Georgetown, Gaithersburg, Rockville, Vienna, Oakton, Falls Church, Clarendon-Courthouse-Rosslyn, McLean, Montgomery Village, Germantown Patch

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Danna Walker (Regional Editor, Maryland)

410-905-4637

danna@patch.com

AREA: Savage-Guilford, Ellicott City, Colesville, Catonsville, Columbia, Laurel, Eldersburg, Reisterstown, Elkridge, Westminster, Owings Mills, Arbutus

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