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PR Talk interviews the media for a change. What makes them tick? What are their PR pet peeves? And most importantly, how can we get stories placed? The marketing, PR and media advice we provide is for everyone — whether you're a newbie looking to get into the field, or a senior-level pro keeping up-to-date with current trends. Along the way, we learn about careers in media to aid aspiring journalists!

Jan 23, 2018

In the third leg of Amy's Seattle press jag she sits down with Roger Valdez, Director of Seattle for Growth by day and writer by night. Roger is the embodiment of Amy's two work passions—public relations and real estate. As the Director of Seattle for Growth, formerly Smart Growth Seattle, Roger has been advocating for more housing options in every Seattle-area neighborhood for all kinds of incomes, from micro-housing to mansions and tenant housing to owner-occupied. In this episode you'll hear about: • How the Press Affects Consumer Sentiment • Waging a Press War: Advocacy versus PR • What is Good Journalism? • Getting in Roger’s Forbes Column See a full recap of the episode at

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