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Pitch Your Travel and Auto Clients to Journey

Journey is AAA’s bimonthly magazine that covers travel destinations  both between states and internationally in a manner that appeals to residents of Washington and other Northwestern states. “We’re more of an experiential market than a luxury, high-end shopping audience,” explained editor-in-chief Rob Bhatt

He also stressed that his team is interested in travel-related PR pitches, especially about local destinations reachable by car, as well as chefs, restaurants and resorts in the Northwest. But, as always, publicists must show familiarity with the publication’s reader base. “There are certain angles that make sense for a Northwestern audience and others that don’t.”

Get more details on PR pitching do’s and don’ts, plus contact info for all editors accepting pitches in How To Pitch: Journey.

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Got a Story About Travel in the Northwest? Pitch ‘Journey’

With attractions ranging from the great outdoors to the great indoors, the Northwest of the U.S. is a destination for tons of travelers each year. Every other month, 600,000 AAA members get Journey magazine to help them make their vacation plans.

Journey is looking for travel-related pitches from across the PR industry. According to the latest “How to Pitch for PR” feature, about 30 percent of pitches turn into stories.

“I get a lot of information from the PR people,” says EIC Nicole Meoli.

Have you got a pitch that fits the bill? Click here for more information about how to pitch Journey. [Subscription required. Not an AvantGuild member? Click here for more detail about how to join.]

Salahis Pull Publicity Stunt to Earn 15 Whole Seconds of Attention

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Michaele and Tareq Salahi, aka the middle-aged Speidi, really want you to remember they exist. That’s the only explanation for this whole scam with Tareq bawling on the local news like someone dissed Britney Spears and Michaele running off with some guy from Journey.

“This is not a joke,” he cries plaintively, choking on sobs. We call “bullshit.” And that’s not the kind of language we use very often.

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