Media Speed-Networking

11/11/09 PRSA Hawaii's Young Professionals (YPR) committee presents its final event for 2009 -- "Media Speed-Networking." Celebrate Veteran's Day with some veterans of Hawaii's local media and get to know them one-on-one!

Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Murphy's Bar & Grill, 2 Merchant Street, Honolulu

5:30 p.m.: Check-in
5:45 p.m.: Media "Speed-Networking"
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: Networking

This event is open to all professionals but specifically tailored to young professionals, providing the opportunity to get to meet media representatives face-to-face, and hopefully get some good feedback and tips on how media works and tips on pitching them.


  • Melissa Chang, Urban Mix Plate & Metromix (Blogger & Contributor)
  • Alyson Helwagen, Lei Chic (Editor)
  • Nanea Kalani, Pacific Business News (Reporter)
  • Lauren Kawana, Pacific Edge Magazine (Editor)
  • Steve Murray, Midweek (Associate Editor)
  • Gene Park, Honolulu Star-Bulletin (Copy Editor)
  • Steve Petranik, Hawaii Business Magazine (Editor)
  • Mark Platte, Honolulu Advertiser (Editor)
  • Diane Seo, Honolulu Advertiser (Metromix Editor)
  • Catherine Toth, The Daily Dish & Kapio (Blogger & Kapiolani CC Student Newspaper Advisor)
  • Veronica Yamagata, Cox Radio (Account Manager)

Early registration (on or before Sunday, November 8):
Members/Students: $15
Non-Members: $20

Registration starting November 9, or at the door:
Members/Students: $20
Non-Members: $25

For more information or to register, please contact Crystal Yamasaki at or 808-753-7134.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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