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As James Carville once said, "It's the economy, stupid." Or, maybe it's the layoffs. Either way, the effects of both are impacting local newsrooms. For professional communicators in Chicago this means shrinking news coverage, shorter lists of media contacts and building relationships with new reporters.

Join Business Wire as we talk with local editors about pitching stories to a shrinking newsroom. You'll hear tips on how to keep up with changes in their newsrooms and find out how to proceed when there is no longer a reporter assigned to your industry.

* Polly Smith, Deputy Metro Editor/Money, Chicago Sun-Times
* Michael Lev, Assoc. Managing Editor/Business, Chicago Tribune
* Brandon Copple, Managing Editor, Crain’s Chicago Business


* Raschanda Hall, Media Relations Supervisor, Business Wire

Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:00 - 8:30 AM
Program and Audience Q&A: 8:30 - 9:30 A.M.

Maggiano's Little Italy - Chicago
Amerone Banquet Room
516 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654


Please RSVP to Abbie Sullivan at [email protected] with the subject line: Media Breakfast: Who's Covering You Now by Wednesday, May 13, 2009 or call 312-223-1037

Official Website: http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/business-wire-events/

Added by BusinessWire on May 8, 2009