TV Booking: What do shows look for when booking a guest?

Tuesday, October 18 at 11:30 a.m.

Cantina Laredo | 592 12th Ave S in the Gulch | Nashville, TN 37203
Additional parking in ICON Garage for $3 per hour.

Get insiders’ perspectives on how to use TV placements as part of your PR strategy. From pitching products and experts to booking guests on the right show, you’ll leave with ideas and best practices on TV booking.

George Uribe
President of
Former Booker, Fox News Channel; Former Booker, MSNBC; Former Editorial Producer, CNN

Uribe has served as a Judge for the prestigious Emmy Awards in television news and the New York Festivals. Co-founder of Newsmakers, a regular social of Journalists, Producers, Bookers and Public Relations professionals in New York City; Co-founder of the Miami Media Mixer and the Music City Media Mixer, a monthly lunch with journalists, publishers, musicians and public relations professionals in Nashville. M.A. The George Washington University, B.A. North Carolina State University.

Jenny Henneberry
Director of Publicity,
Former Producer, ABC Radio in Washington, DC

Jenny has ten years of experience as a news writer, producer, and booker for ABC News Radio in Washington DC. She has worked alongside news veterans such as George Stephanopoulos, Sam Donaldson, and Ann Compton. Jenny has also produced for E! News in Los Angeles. She now resides in Nashville with her husband, a Universal/EMI songwriter and recording artist. Jenny grew up in Bethesda, MD and graduated with honors from the University of Virginia.

Jennifer Duck
Editorial Producer, CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360

Jennifer Duck is an Emmy® award-winning producer currently with CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360. Jen is also an adjunct professor at Belmont University.  Prior to CNN, Jen was a producer with Katie Couric’s syndicated show in New York. She also worked as a talent and development producer for the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) in Los Angeles. Jen began her career at ABC News in Washington, D.C. and was promoted to White House Producer in 2007. She traveled around the world aboard Air Force One covering President Bush and also covered President Barack Obama and Senator John McCain on the campaign trail in 2008. Additionally, Jen produced educational and awareness campaigns for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and worked as a local reporter in Bakersfield, California.

Krystal Ball
CEO, Awake Media
Former Anchor, MSNBC

Krystal Marie Ball is a co-host on msnbc’s ensemble show “The Cycle,” which airs Monday-Friday at 3 p.m. ET.  She’s also a political writer, former congressional candidate and CPA. Her writing has appeared in publications such as US News and World Report, the Atlantic, the Huffington Post, and Politico; she has been a featured speaker at Columbia, Princeton, and George Washington University; and a guest lecturer at the New School in New York City.  Krystal is a Contributing Writer for the Truman Doctrine, a national security oriented blog run by the Truman National Security Project.  Truman recently awarded Krystal the “Dewey Defeats Truman” award for excellence in media. Following her congressional campaign, Krystal was number 21 on Forbes Magazine’s “Most Powerful Women in the Mid Term Elections” list.  The Week magazine rated her as one of the Top Eight Political Stars of 2010, along with Marco Rubio, Scott Brown and Chris Christie. Profiled all over the United States for her innovative use of Social Media in politics, Ball’s compelling political vision for her party has been featured as far away as The China Post.   Krystal is a native Virginian and received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia.  In addition to her work in politics and media, Krystal is also a Certified Public Accountant, software designer and mom.

Beth Bricken
Former Booker, NBC Today Show

Beth Bricken started her career on Capitol Hill working under Sen. Richard Shelby. With a passion for news, story and communications, Beth went from the Hill into television, working as a booker for the Fox News Channel's DC Bureau. Most recently, Beth served as a booking producer based in New York City for the Today Show- focusing on securing human interest and breaking news guests for Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, and Lester Holt, among others. She graduated with honors from of the University of Georgia and is based in Nashville, TN.

Register by Wednesday, October 12 for a discounted rate.
$35 for members/$45 for guests/$25 for students
NOTE: After October 12, prices go up to $45 for members/$55 for guests.

Lunch will be a buffet. Please indicate on registration form if you have any dietary restrictions.

You're Invited! - PRSA Sip N Shop at YWCA's 2616 Boutique

It’s fall and we couldn’t be more excited about the change of seasons! We are offering a unique and fun way to freshen up your fall wardrobe.  

Join PRSA Nashville for a  PRSA Sip N Shop at YWCA’s 2616 Resale Boutique, located at 2616 Gallatin Pike, on Thursday, October 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

This event is a private shopping experience for PRSA members and colleagues. The proceeds from our PRSA night will benefit the Dress for Success for program.  We can’t wait to see you there.  Please RSVP by registering here. You may contact with any questions.
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The Nashville Chapter of Public Relations Society of America announced on December 12, 2012, the creation of the PRSA Nashville Scholarship Endowment Fund, established in testament to the chapter’s commitment to the future of public relations in Middle Tennessee.

The fund is a component fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization connecting generosity with need, and will be permanently endowed, ensuring the chapter’s resources will be available to support deserving students in Middle Tennessee for years to come. 

“PRSA Nashville has been privileged to provide an annual scholarship to students for more than a decade, and as the chapter continues to grow we wanted to strengthen our commitment to the next generation of communicators,” said Chapter President Todd Smith. “We are energized by the educational dreams that will be realized thanks to our endowment. This is a real milestone for public relations in Middle Tennessee.”

To read more about this scholarship endowment, please click here!

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