How to Get News Coverage, Thursday, 7/12/12, 10:30a.m. – 11:30a.m., Room 8
Small Press Publishers, what makes the difference between an item that will get news coverage, previews, interviews and what doesn’t? A lot of publisher have no idea what to submit to the press, how to submit it and why they are being overlooked for coverage. Comic Journalist Rik Offenberger (First Comics News, Archie Comics) moderates this panel on just what it takes to get coverage with the Comic Journalist themselves telling you what they are looking for in your submission. Panelist include Alan Kistler (Comic Mix, Newsarama), Chris Thompson (First Comics News), Bryan Young (Huffington Post, Big Shiny Robot), Dan Manser (Diamond), Holly Golightly (BroadSword Comics), Rich Johnston (Bleeding Cool), J.C. Vaughn (The Scoop), Josh Waldrop (M1W Entertainment), Matt Moore (Assoc. Press) and Heidi MacDonald (The Beat) Find out what it takes to self-and make a significant impact on your ability to sell your comic project.