NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 7, 2022–
South by Southwest® Conference and Festivals (SXSW®) partners with PR management platform Muck Rack for its 2022 event, taking place March 11-20 in Austin, TX, in-person for the first time since 2019 As a Technology Partner, Muck Rack is the official source for reporter and media information attending and covering SXSW this year.
SXSW accredited reporters may stop by the Austin Convention Center Press Room, Meeting Room 14, located at 500 E Cesar Chavez St., for a complimentary professional photo. The headshot dates are: March 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; March 11-14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and March 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Photoshoots will only take a few minutes and participants will receive 3-5 new images for their personal use. Additionally, Muck Rack staff will be on hand to help answer questions about how journalists can get the most out of Muck Rack’s free tools that can help them connect with peers, analyze stories and trends and present their portfolios.
SXSW offers sessions, music and comedy showcases, film screenings, exhibits, professional development, and a variety of networking opportunities. Two years of virtual and hybrid events have PR professionals and journalists wanting to return to in-person opportunities. As part of Muck Rack’s State of Journalism survey, to be released later in March, Muck Rack found that 53% of journalists plan to attend more in-person events than last year. , and one of the top 10 events they plan to attend is SXSW.
Muck Rack, which moved its workforce entirely remotely in 2021, has a number of employees living and working in Austin. The company plans to hire more than 100 new employees this year.
Greg Galant, CEO and Co-Founder of Muck Rack, who has attended SXSW every year for the past decade, said, “Like many of us in media and tech, the Muck Rack team is really excited to get together with our friends and customers at SXSW this year. We’re big fans of the program and have been a part of it for many years, so we’re thrilled to show our support for the excellent thought leadership, entertainment and community the conference nurtures for attendees.
Muck Rack enables organizations to build trust, tell their stories, and demonstrate the unique value of earned media. Its Public Relations Management (PRM) platform organizes millions of data points to help PR teams be more effective at finding journalists, generating coverage, monitoring news and proving the value of their work. Journalists use Muck Rack’s free tools to showcase their portfolios, analyze news on any topic, and measure the impact of their stories. Founded in Brooklyn, NY in 2011, Muck Rack’s fully remote workforce is spread across the globe. Learn more at muckrack.com. We hire!
Director of Communications, Muck Rack
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PUBLISHED: 07/03/2022 09:52 / DISK: 07/03/2022 09:53
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