Sunday, May 2, 2010
Gone to Chicago. Will give regards to Oprah and Julia. Be back soon.
Tony swims with the fishes.
Fare thee well, Chicago of the north.
I'm headed to the Winnipeg of the south with a caravan of great CreComm students, which means there may or may not be updates here in the days ahead, depending on Internet availability, and whether the students stage a successful mutiny.
Students snag Oprah tickets
In the meantime, I'm happy to report that three of our second-year ad and PR students have made their way into the Oprah Winfrey show by using the tools of their trade: a pitch letter.
Camille writes all about it here. Watch for them on the show with Julia Roberts. While they're there, I will be eating my weight in Chicago-style hot dogs. Sucks to be them.
I'm reprinting the pitch letter here, with Camille's permission, to show what good old-fashioned elbow grease, ambition, and gumption can get you:
Oprah Pitch Letter