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Pitch Sheets

Get the high-level scoop on what's happening in Durham.

So, you're interested in Durham, but not sure about exactly what?

The PR team at Discover Durham regularly updates a pitch sheet to give journalists an idea of what story ideas are most timely and might be of most interest. Still have questions? Contact Margaret Pentrack, Sr. Director of Marketing, at mapentrack@discoverdurham.com.

Female Entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurial spirit of women is everywhere in the Bull City. Our present-day cityscape is marked with the fruits and fortitude of women-led ventures. From Bright Black Candles to So Good Pupusas, wins for women smell like success. When founders and CEOs of startups and businesses like Bee Downtown and Zen Succulent take flight, women-led success feels powerful.

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Evergreen Ideas

Perhaps you’ve heard about Durham’s celebrated food scene, top-notch universities, or start up culture. Maybe you’ve heard that we’re a mid-sized southern city with a cosmopolitan streak – cool, cultured, but a little rough around the edges. We are that and more.

But things look a little different in the COVID landscape. We wear fabric face coverings in public, practice social distancing and wash our hands regularly. We helped create and abide by the Durham Recovery & Renewal Task Force’s Back on the Bull campaign and hold ourselves accountable. We’re ready when you are to come discover Durham.

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