On September 17, our Ask Media Anything webinar featured Suman Bhattacharyya from Tearsheet and Banking Dive, Renato Capelj from Benzinga, Callum Burroughs from Business Insider, and Mary Ann Azevedo from FinLedger. These four top reporters and contributors for fintech and finance publications answered questions for 60 minutes straight, so make sure you check out the recording below. Thank you to everyone for their questions and participation!
Here are some of the top AMA tweets and words of advice from our panelists. If you want the full scoop, check out the recording of the webinar above.
Q: What keywords in a subject line or pitch will always get your attention? @renatolcapelj says trading technology & interviewing executive. @bayareawriter and @CallumBurroughs say exclusive, bank tech, unicorn. @newsient says exclusives and exciting companies #AMA— BAM (@BAMtheagency) September 17, 2020
Q: What are your journalist pet peeves? @renatolcapelj of @Benzinga says, "Don't abuse the relationship." If we build a solid relationship covering one topic, don't try to slip in another topic or idea that has nothing to do with what I write about #AMA #askmediaanything— BAM (@BAMtheagency) September 17, 2020
#AMA Q: What would you advise comms people who have to ensure an embargo and can’t share much detail? @CallumBurroughs says "We all get the game we have to play with embargoes. I don’t know many people who break an embargo so you can assume we’ll agree to it." #askmediaanything— BAM (@BAMtheagency) September 17, 2020
Not every #fintech company is a unicorn. What will help those early-stage companies stand out? If the company is doing interesting things, it's worth starting a relationship. @CallumBurroughs says, "Selfishly, it might be a good time to jump on the rocketship." #AMA— BAM (@BAMtheagency) September 17, 2020
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