Introducing 2014 Pitch Night finalists + judges!

September 24, 2017 | 10:18 am by Mandar Apte
The 2014 Media Rise Pitch Night will be hosted on the first floor of The Wonder Bread Factory in the historic Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

The 2014 Media Rise Pitch Night will be hosted on the first floor of The Wonder Bread Factory in the historic Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

// THE FINALISTS

We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 Media Rise Pitch Night, sponsored by NewsweekPVBLIC Foundation & Huge.

Congratulations!

Gregg Deal – REDSKIN
Clare Fieseler – Scientists with Stories
Jessica Jane Robinson – Resilience Birthright
Monica Gray – DreamWakers
Brandon Anderson – SWAT (Safety With Accountability & Transparency)
Kate Glantz – Heartfully
Marcus Noel – Heart of Man Project
Blair Glencorse – Accountability Lab
Lauren Coaxum – Think Before You Type
Meg Kelly – The Ward Project
Vikram Surya Chiruvolu – TechnoTherapy.org

Come hear them give a 3-minute pitch on how to make the world a better place through meaningful media, art, storytelling, design or technology.

Date: Friday, September 26
Time7:30pm – 9:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm)
Location: Wonder Bread Factory (1st floor)

RSVP: http://mediarise2014.eventbrite.com – $20 to attend ($5 from everyone’s ticket goes towards a People’s Choice Award)

The Pitch Night will be immediately followed by a party & pop-up exhibition “100% Bread,” hosted by local arts group No Kings Collective.

// THE PRIZES

The Grand Prize winner takes home $1,000, plus a full-page ad in Newsweek magazine. The audience will also cast their vote on what project to fund with a People’s Choice Award, using a portion of the money pooled from the price of admission ($20).

// THE JUDGES
We are grateful to our distinguished panel of creatives & changemakers :
Dave Moss, Director of Partnerships, PVBLIC Foundation
Pema Levy, Washington Correspondent, Newsweek
Kate Watts, Managing Director, Huge
Clarence Wardell III, Founder, Tinygive; 2013 Media Rise Pitch Night Grand Prize Winner
Dipanwita Das, Communications Consultant, S M Sehgal Foundation
Dave Gloss, Chief Instigator, Here’s My Chance