Wireside News & Events

NTT Global Forum 2016 – Germany

The NTT Global Forum is a unique, invitation only event for business leaders that use ICT to reshape the world. Our customers and special guests are invited to participate at: The Kurhaus Wiesbaden, Germany on Thursday 22nd September 2016.

This year we will explore the theme Digital Transformation: You can’t ignore it.


PRSA’s Next Wave Networking Social

In celebration of PRSA New Professionals Week Aug. 1-7, join the Next Wave section and fellow public relations practitioners and colleagues for drinks, hors d’oeuvres and networking Wednesday, Aug. 3 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at The Blue Goat, located at 5710 Grove Ave. in Richmond. This event is open to all members and their guests.


Business Wire’s 15-minute Expert Webinar Series – Social Media with Serena Ehrlich

Expertise: Social Media, Social Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Google Glass News and Content Creation, Consumption, Distribution, Integrated Marketing and PR.

Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social and Evolving Media, is responsible for internal and external content creation and distribution services, ranging from PR programming to social media updates. With more than 20 years of experience in the content distribution industry, Serena understands both sides of the content and news industry – from creating compelling content that activates audiences to analyzing how distribution impacts results.


Wireside Welcomes New Team Members

We’re excited to welcome two new team members – Brittney Jubert and Kelley Blanchard – to Wireside!  Brittney joins us as an Assistant Account Executive and Kelley is our new Operations Manager. Both ladies are Virginia Commonwealth University alumni and have wonderful skills and experiences to contribute to the team.

Brittney Jubert, Assistant Account Executive

Before joining Wireside, Brittney was a freelance consultant and held several public relations and marketing internships within the automotive, wedding and film production industries. Kelley has a background in business management and marketing having owned and operated New Normal Apparel Company.

Kelley Blanchard, Operations Manager

 Kelley Blanchard, Operations Manager

Get to know more about Brittney and Kelley here!


  • 05/06/16 Professional Development Session: Join Brad Phillips, Author Of “The Media Training Bible”

    Brad Phillips, author of the best-selling book The Media Training Bible and one of the world’s top media trainers, will be joining PRSA Richmond via Skype to cover a series of media relations topics. Read More

  • 04/21/16 Gather Spotlight

    Each month in 2016, you will have the opportunity to learn about 3 members of the Gather family. Each speaker will share what problem their business solves, what obstacles they have overcome, and what their growth plans are. Read More

  • 01/25/16 The Economist Intelligence Unit webinar: “The Global Outlook for 2016: exploring global risks and opportunities for the year ahead”

    Join us on Thursday, 28th January 2016 at 3-4pm Greenwich Mean Time (10-11am Eastern Standard Time), when our experts will guide you through the biggest geopolitical, economic and financial opportunities and risks to the global economy in the new year.

  • 01/25/16 PRSA Webinar: “A Tech PR Trifecta”

    How to Build Great Relationships With Tech Journalists, Understand Current Media Trends and Secure Top Feature Placements for Your Clients.  This webinar will be a candid conversation with the industry’s most influential technology editors on how to win the hearts and minds of reporters (and readers), and more ink in their magazines. Our panel of journalists will cover best practices for engaging media, personal communications preferences, and story interests and beats, as well as how to build those elusive “relationships” that we all seek. This session also will cover tips for writing the most effective subject lines and pitches, and the essential elements reporters look for. You’ll learn:

    ·         What’s changed in the newsroom and the role of editor vs. reporter.

    ·         Elements of a successful pitch and an irresistible subject line.

    ·         How to engage reporters via timing, topics and channels.

    ·         Tips for pitching by email and phone, and social media dos and don’ts.

    ·         The ins and outs of embargoes, desk-side briefings and press conferences.

    ·         Examples of the best and worst of public relations.

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