"Coffee with a Journalist" features candid conversations with top tier journalists.
Each week OnePitch Co-Founder, Beck Bamberger, speaks 1:1 with editors, reporters, and journalists to uncover their publicist pet peeves, favorite books, outlook on the future of journalism, and more. Sometimes, we even drink coffee.
Alejandro de la Garza, TIME
Today, Alejandro de la Garza, a Reporter for TIME Magazine, joins us on the podcast. Alejandro joined TIME in 2018 and he writes on science and tech - most recently surrounding the technological implementation of various tools and strategies to combat COVID-19.
During the episode, Alejandro explains more about his unique title and how it relates to the magazine, why he appreciates follow-ups, what topics he’s sick of being pitched, and more.
David Carnoy, CNET
Today we’re joined by David Carnoy, an Executive Editor for CNET. David joined CNET in April 2000 and covers gadgets, tech, and e-publishing. David started his career in 1989 as an editorial assistant and has held other positions including editorial director and senior editor.
On the episode today, David tells us more about how many gadgets he receives for review, what and when he prefers to hear about products, his career as a novelist, and more.
Brit Morse, Inc.
Today’s guest is Brit Morse, an assistant editor for Inc. Magazine. Brit joined Inc. in September 2017 and covers startups, entrepreneurship, and access to capital. Aside from writing, she is also a violinist and is learning how to play the guitar.
During the episode, Brit tells us more about her recent conversations with employment lawyers, how she follows up with sources, her occasional interview with founders, and more.
Dom Nicastro, CMSWire
Today on the show, Dom Nicastro, a senior reporter for CMSWire and Reworked, sits down for a sip of coffee. Dom joined Simpler Media Group in 2014 and covers digital customer experience technology and strategies for the digital workplace and employee experience.
During today’s episode, Dom talks about his technology disconnect during the holidays, the new Reworked website and editor, why he wants to connect with people and not companies, and more. Let’s hear more from Dom now!
Bryan Walsh, Axios
Bryan Walsh, Axios’s Future Correspondent, joins us on the show today. Bryan joined Axios in February 2020 and covers emerging technology and the trends shaping geopolitics, work, warfare, and more. Additionally, he writes the twice-weekly Axios Future newsletter.
Today, Bryan shares in detail about the types of stories he writes for Axios, his bi-weekly newsletter and how he weaves pitches and sources into them, his experience reporting at TIME which led him to write his book, and more.
Sissi Cao, The Observer
Today, we’re joined by Sissi Cao, a Business and Tech Reporter for Observer. She joined the team in October of 2017 and covers major news and updates surrounding power players including Tesla, SpaceX, Toyota, Amazon, and Uber.
Sissi talks about one of the most interesting cold pitches she received on the show today, the Slack channel her team uses for PR pitches, the similarities between Silicon Valley and the journalism industry, and more.
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Very fun experience!
I had a great time being interviewed by Beck Bamburger for Coffee with a Journalist. She asks insightful questions and knows how to keep the conversation going. It’s fun to listen to the episodes of colleagues that I know, and am honored to be among them.
A fun, informative podcast
I speak from the perspective of someone who was a guest on this lively show. Beck Bamberger does a great job of setting a relaxed tone that produces an entertaining and informative conversation that makes a download worth the time for the listeners, particularly for public relations professionals. I recommend giving it a whirl
A must listen for PR pros
PR pros - if you aren’t listening to this podcast you need to! Each week this podcast goes behind the scenes with well known journalists and gives you insight into what they are working on, tips for pitching, what they do and don’t like. You sometimes learn personal info which you can leverage in your pitches. We all know that cutting through the weeds and getting a reporters attention is getting harder and harder but this podcast gives you the tools to get a reporter to respond and get your client the coverage they want!!!! Make sure you add this to your list of favorites.