Gorkana Connects with Forbes

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This event occurred on February 12, 2014.

Five Tips for Great Stories in Forbes

With its unique business model and focus on great, people-centered stories, Forbes provides business angles that promote innovation, leadership, politics, entertainment, technology, culture, and style. Gorkana sat down with four top editors and writers at Forbes to learn more about the magazine and its impressive digital platform. Steve Bertoni, Associate Editor, Technology, Entrepreneurs and Billionaires; Agustino Fontevecchia, Staff Writer, Finance and Economics, Geopolitics and World News; Caroline Howard, Senior Online Editor, Forbes Woman, EdTech and Top Lists; and Deborah Jacobs, Senior Editor, Retirement and Estate Planning did not disappoint.

Gorkana Connects with Forbes

Gorkana hosted a panel discussion featuring top writers and editors from Forbes on February 12 at 6 p.m.

With its wide editorial lens, soaring digital success and iconic status in the lexicon of American media, Forbes is not just a business magazine and website, but a media brand that documents and promotes innovation, leadership, politics, entertainment, technology, culture, business and style. Forbes’ exceptional access to the world’s most powerful people—the game changers and disruptors who are advancing industries across the globe—is heightened by a unique platform of print, digital and mobile products. Learn how to connect with this valuable media brand at Gorkana’s exclusive event.

This Gorkana Connects media briefing was part of an ongoing series of events designed to give PR professionals unique access and specialized understanding of the journalists and media organizations that are critical to their success.

Speakers

Steve Bertoni

Steve Bertoni

Associate Editor, Technology, Entrepreneurs and Billionaires

Steven covers technology, entrepreneurs, billionaires and VC's for Forbes. He previously edited Forbes's front-of-the-book section, "Leaderboard," and was a proud member of the Forbes 400 Wealth Team. Before that, Steven worked on Wall Street.

Agustino Fontevecchia

Agustino Fontevecchia

Staff Writer, Finance and Economics, Geopolitics and World News

Having a background in sociology, philosophy, and economics, Agustino brings a broad scope of topics to his Forbes blog- from finance and economics, to geopolitics and world news, to the occasional academic or theoretical post. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and lives in New York.

Caroline Howard

Caroline Howard

Senior Online Editor, Education and Top Lists

Caroline covers education and edits the 100 Most Powerful Women, America's Top Colleges, Most Powerful People and 30 Under 30 Forbes lists. Prior to Forbes, Caroline was a People correspondent and photo editor at the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, AP and Village Voice.

Deborah Jacobs

Deborah Jacobs

Senior Editor, Retirement and Estate Planning

An experienced lawyer, Deborah has spent most of her career as a writer, translating technical topics into plain English. Her contributions to Forbes cover a broad range of topics that affect boomers as they approach retirement. She gravitates towards legal subjects, especially law as it intersects with personal finance, the workplace and small business. Her latest book is Estate Planning Smarts -- a guide for baby boomers and their parents.

Clare O'Connor

Clare O'Connor

Staff Writer, Consumer Economy

Until recently, Clare chased the super-rich for the Forbes 400 and World's Billionaires lists. She's now covering the consumer economy, writing about the big personalities reinventing retail and fashion. Before Forbes, she worked as a news reporter in the UK and her home country of Bermuda, a travel writer for Frommer's and an intern for CNN's Anderson Cooper.

Gorkana Connects with Forbes

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