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Learn the Business of Sports and Win Coverage - a Free Business Wire Webinar

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 8:08 am EDT


Behind every sports story is a business story. Join our panel for this free webinar as we discuss everything from product pitches and endorsements to coverage of the biggest news in professional and collegiate athletics. Find out about unexplored opportunities for coverage and learn three things you need to know before you pitch to these guys.

WHAT: A webinar revealing powerful pitching tips and advice for reaching sports journalists and influential outlets. Panel includes leading sports journalists from the world of broadcast and print.

WHEN: Thursday, June 12, 1:00-2:00PM EDT

Register for the Event Here


Hugo Balta, Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Hugo Balta is currently a Coordinating Producer at ESPN responsible for the content and on-air look of studio and event-related programs, driving creativity, accuracy, story telling and entertainment of sports news shows.

Kristi A. Dosh, Esq., Sports Business Analyst, Public Relations Exec. & College Sports Consultant

Kristi Dosh is a sports business analyst and reporter that has reported on everything from collective bargaining to endorsements to the finances of pro and intercollegiate athletics for outlets such as ESPN, Sports Business Journal, Forbes, Bleacher Report, SB Nation and Comcast Sports Southeast.

Danny Ecker, Reporter/Producer (Sports Business), Crain’s Chicago Business

Danny Ecker is a reporter that has been called the pulse of Chicago sports business news and has created multimedia content covering personalities on the business side of Windy City sports.

The event will be moderated by Jake Toplitt, Account Supervisor at Matter, Inc. Jake helps clients build a dynamic communication program. His work has taken him to two Super Bowls, race tracks around the country, a nationally televised college football bowl game and two PGA golf tournaments.

About Business Wire

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Danny Ecker, Reporter/Producer (Sports Business), Crain's Chicago Business (Photo: Business Wire)
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Hugo Balta, Coordinating Producer, ESPN (Photo: Business Wire)
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Kristi A. Dosh, Esq., Sports Business Analyst, Public Relations Exec.& College Sports Consultant (Photo: Business Wire)
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Jake Toplitt, Account Supervisor at Matter, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)


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