PitchBox Media Launches the First Monthly Public Relations Subscription Box Built for Press to Discover Brands and Stories
San Diego, CA (July 23, 2020) – As the world continues to evolve and industries pivot in light of COVID-19, PitchBox Media™ launches with a new way for brands and agencies to elevate their communication strategies. As the first subscription box service built for journalists, PitchBox Media’s themed shipments solve myriad challenges faced by members of today’s press and publicists alike, according to company CEO, Michelle Metter.
“Public Relations professionals and journalists are both stretched thin and are being asked to create more with less,” explained Metter. “PitchBox Media’s solution cuts down on time and builds connections through a vetted selection process that is controlled by the journalist so they get only the trends they are interested in, with curated products that meet their editorial objectives.”
For journalists, the process is streamlined. Members of the press subscribe to PitchBox Media and select the themed boxes of interest. The box comes during the selected months filled with products that represent that theme’s biggest trends along with a research report and references to help make filing the story and meeting deadlines timely and efficient. Subscribers have access to an online member center, which contains detailed information on each product, downloads, images, company information, and a trend report specific to the given theme. Subscription to PitchBox Media is free for qualifying members of the press.
For publicists, agencies, and brands, PitchBox Media helps cut through the clutter. Because journalists subscribe and select the themes they want to receive, brands are guaranteed their product will be seen and considered for an upcoming editorial or content inclusion.
PitchBox Media opened subscriptions in June with journalists from notable outlets joining including Architectural Digest, Better Homes and Gardens, Bustle, BuzzFeed, CBS, Condé Nast, ESSENCE, Food Network, Good Housekeeping, Good Morning America, Hearst, Hello Giggles, Lonely Planet, Marie Claire, Meredith, New York Magazine, O, the Oprah Magazine, PureWow, Reader’s Digest, Real Simple, Refinery29, Rodman Media, SELF, Seventeen, Southern Living, StyleCaster, The TODAY Show, Us Weekly, WWD, and many others!
PitchBox Media themes vary each month with the calendar currently available through May 2021.
Upcoming PitchBox Media themes include:
August 2020 (brand deadline July 30, 2020)
Box 1: Work From Home
Box 2: Kids + Family/ Back-to-School
September 2020 (brand deadline August 15, 2020)
Box 1: Self-Care Essentials
Box 2: Pets
October 2020 (brand deadline September 11, 2020)
Box 1: Brands with Heart
Box 2: Holiday Gifting
November 2020 (brand deadline October 16, 2020)
Box 1: Winter Beauty Haul
Box 2: Practical Gadgets
December 2020 (brand deadline November 13, 2020)
Box 1: Health + Wellness
Box 2: Cocktails + Mixology
January 2021 (brand deadline December 4, 2020)
Box 1: Date Night Box
Box 2: Diversity
February 2021 (brand deadline January 11, 2021)
Box 1: Cooking + Entertaining
Box 2: Healthy Home
March 2021 (brand deadline February 12, 2021)
Box 1: Earth Day
Box 2: Spring Beauty
April 2021 (brand deadline March 15, 2021)
Box 1: CBD
Box 2: Mother’s Day
May 2021 (brand deadline April 26, 2021)
Box 1: Fitness
Box 2: Father’s Day
The first PitchBox Media™ shipment is set for August 2020. Media who would like to subscribe to monthly shipments can learn more at www.pitchboxmedia.com, or email Allie Droze with the PitchBox Media team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Brands interested in applying for inclusion in an upcoming theme box may contact Alexa Steevens at email@example.com.
ABOUT PITCHBOX MEDIA
PitchBox Media is the first PR subscription box service to help media discover brands, trends, and story ideas. Monthly themed shipments filled with curated products are delivered directly to media who have subscribed to boxes that that fit their editorial needs. In addition to physical product, media receive brand fact sheets, images, an online connection center with contact information, and press materials to support their story building activities through a digital portal, keeping inboxes free of clutter. To learn more, visit pitchboxmedia.com.