Are You There God? It’s Me, Michelle.

God makes headlines. If you seek media coverage, take note of the Pope. This week, the Pope and Donald Trump are fighting. But who is Pope Francis to judge? Putting aside the Pope’s opinion, Trump made headlines when he misquoted the Bible. The Bible’s a great place to read stories about fights. When you see a fight in the headlines, let it give you a starting bell for a great pitch to get media coverage.

Another fight in the news this week is Kanye West and well, a lot of people. However, he seems to really have it in for Taylor Swift. Entertainment experts, authors on behavior or communication and social media professionals all have credentials to speak about West’s news. Oh, and let’s not forget the financial advisors. Since West made a plea to Zuckerberg for help with his debt, it’s a great breaking news tie-in for money management.

Financial advisors can also comment on the Floridian couple who waited to tell the world they won the Powerball jackpot last month. Their only fight is with fame.

Finally, the teen charged with pretending to be a doctor is fighting accusations he said he was an M.D.

All this fighting has me meditating more. Bet you didn’t even know that was an angle? Fighters using meditation. We could’ve guessed they used prayer.

Are you there God? It’s me, Michelle. I’ve got a headline to share. Please help us get ‘good’ media coverage to combat all the fighting in the world. Amen.

By | 2016-02-19T14:42:43+00:00 February 19th, 2016|

About the Author:

Good Morning America Producer Mable Chan calls Michelle Tennant a “Five Star Publicist.” Tennant, a partner and executive publicist with Wasabi Publicity Inc., calls herself a “storyteller to the media.” Her passion is telling “truly good stories” and “exclusively representing people who make a positive difference in the world.” For 25+ years, media friends have solicited her help in crafting news stories by requesting sources, sound bites, and statistics. An award-winning writer, Michelle peppers campaigns with insight from her master’s degree in human development, BFA from a top 25 drama school, and expertise seeing PR transition from typewriters to Twitter. She’s either spinning stories or spinning at the gym. After hours, she savors the Smoky Mountains with her husband, Siberian Husky, and backyard chickens. Learn more about her work through her column at The Huffington Post.

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