By Gail Dolan, MBA

Four local media professionals will share their diverse perspectives and experiences at a Media Breakfast from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 21 at the Holiday Inn Airport/Town Center located at 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive in Fort Myers.  Hosted annually by the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA), the Media Breakfast helps local businesses get the most out of their media relations strategies.

The local media pros who will share their insights and tips on effective media relations are Phil Borchmann, Editor of Gulfshore Business Magazine; Darrel Lieze-Adams, Executive News Director, Waterman Broadcasting; Penny Moore, Grassroots Editor, Naples News Media Group; and Steve McQuilkin, Business and Real Estate Editor, The News-Press Media Group.
Admission is $40 for FPRA members, $50 for nonmembers, and $15 for members of the FPRA student chapter.  Reservations are being accepted online at
The Media Breakfast is sponsored locally by Gulfshore Business, Pushing the Envelope, The Cooper Group, and The News-Press Media Group. For more details, or for sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tiffany Esposito at or (239) 992-2943.