On April 6, Alex Wilhelm of TechCrunch+ answered questions about technology and journalism. The conversation covered his recent role change at TechCrunch+, how to secure a spot on a TC stage and how he feels about exclusives. Check out the full recording below by entering your name and email, or read the highlights through our tweets. Thank you to everyone who participated and submitted questions. Happy pitching, everyone!
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 by clicking here.
Live from our #AMA @Alex of @TechCrunchPlus speaks to his recent role change and confirms that PR folks should not be pitching him: “I still work with people in the comms industry, people that work with data… but in terms of inbound pitches, it’s pretty much gone to zero.”— BAM (@BAMtheagency) April 6, 2022
Live from our #askmediaanything @Alex of @TechCrunchPlus dives into how to secure a spot on a TC stage: “Be as f**king interesting as possible.” He notes that people need to have range, and be able to talk broadly about a subject as well as share insight about their niche.— BAM (@BAMtheagency) April 6, 2022
Live from our #askmediaanything @Alex of @TechCrunchPlus on his current areas of interest, geographically: “I care a lot about which particular startup areas are seeing outsized gains and that's why Latin America and Africa have been so fascinating in recent years.”— BAM (@BAMtheagency) April 6, 2022
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