Co-Communications President to Moderate ‘Meet the Media: Getting Your Story Told’

Westchester County, New York –– The Business Council of Westchester will host aninformative panel discussion Meet the Media: Getting Your Story Told on Thursday, March 10, 2011 from1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Rye Town Hilton, 699 Westchester Ave., Rye Brook, NY. Featuring six of this region’sleading, print, broadcast, and online sources, the panel presentation will kick-off the Mega Mixer BusinessExpo which continues until 6:00 p.m. The Mega Mixer is the Business Council of Westchester’s signatureevent and Westchester’s largest business tradeshow, boasting more than 200 exhibitors and 1,500 attendees from various industry sectors.

The panel discussion will be moderated by Stacey Cohen. President, Co-Communications, Inc., a full-servicemarketing communications firm. Stacey has over 20 years experience in media relations having embarked onher career at CBS. She is an active board member of the Business Council of Westchester and currentlychairs its Marketing Communications Council.

Panel members include:

Caryn McBride, Executive Editor at Westchester County Business Journal, Fairfield County BusinessJournal and HV Biz/Westfair Communications

MaryLynn Mitcham, Sunday Life Editor, The Journal News and Editor in Chief, Rockland Magazine

Kathleen Ryan O’Connor, Regional Editor, Westchester at Patch.com at AOL

Janine Rose, News Director/Anchor, News 12 Westchester & News 12 Hudson Valley

Robert Schork, Senior Editor of Westchester Magazine, Executive Editor of 914INC

Jennifer Vreeland, Editor in Chief at Westchester Health & Life/Wainscot Media.

The panel will address the impact of social and digital media on the delivery of news and the ever-changingmedia landscape. Topics include best practices, tips to get news covered, winning interview strategies andmore. Session highlights include a Question & Answer session as well as a “Media Hotseat” whereby a fewaudience members can share story ideas and be critiqued by the media panelists.

Admission to “Meet the Media: Getting Your Story Told” is complimentary for Mega Mixer exhibitors andattendees, but registration is required. For additional information, please contact Ebony White at The BusinessCouncil of Westchester at (914) 948-2110 or ewhite@westchesterny.org or visit www.westchesterny.org.

The county’s largest and most influential business membership organization, The Business Council ofWestchester is committed to helping businesses market, learn, advocate and grow. In addition, The BusinessCouncil of Westchester is actively involved in reviewing federal, state and county legislation and regulations inorder to assess the potential impact on the business community and to influence the outcomes throughadvocacy when the business community’s interests may be affected. It also acts as an information resource forthe business community and government leaders at all levels.