PMForum Seeks Correspondents in California and North America

Global Project Management Media Group seeks Correspondents to Report News, Share Information and Generate New Knowledge for PM profession around the world
By: PMForum
July 20, 2011 - PRLog -- Dallas, Texas, USA – PMForum is looking for project management professional leaders who might like to join the company’s Global Correspondents Network.  PMForum’s International Correspondents, now located in over 35 countries, report project management news and information from around the World of Project Management.  Representing PMForum, one of the world’s best known project management entities, correspondents gain widespread visibility, recognition and entrée into professional organizations, networks and events.

According to PMForum Managing Editor David Pells , “Approximately 50% of our readers and subscribers are in North America, yet we only have a few correspondents in the USA.  It turns out that we have nearly 15,000 readers each month just in northern California.  It would be great to have a correspondent there so we can report news about projects and project management of interest to those readers.”

“With over 220,000 unique visits per month now,” continues Pells, “we have many readers throughout the USA and Canada.  The top ten countries represented among our readers in June were USA, Canada, India, UK, China, Russia, Germany, Australia, Argentina and Sweden.  We would welcome more correspondents in all of those countries.”

Preferred Correspondent Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years experience as project manager or PM professional; 10-20 years preferred; Involvement with local PM professional association, preferred current or past leader or officer; Experience with research, writing and presenting professional papers at PM congresses and events; Well connected in the local project management professional community, preferably well known; Female or male, any nationality, and may be employed by another organization (if employed, then role as correspondent for PMForum should be approved by employer); Fluency in the English language, especially written; Three personal references from recognized PM leaders (or acceptable others) – requirement may be waived.

According to Jouko Vaskimo, PMForum Correspondent in Helsinki, “I have just returned from representing PMForum at the IRNOP 2011 conference in Montreal, which was a very rewarding experience.  Doors were opened, everyone knew pmforum very well, and I felt more engaged with the researchers and professional leaders there.  My correspondent role for PMForum has become a very positive experience, and has already helped my career.”

Duties of Correspondents: Prepare and deliver breaking news articles in approved format and event information for posting on; Provide periodic “regional reports” for PM World Today; and Represent PMForum in local PM community and at local PM events.

Miles Shepherd, global advisor and international correspondent for PMForum in the UK, says, “PMForum’s reputation in the UK and everywhere I travel is skyrocketing.  Everyone seems to know the website and the eJournal, even among the academic leaders and researchers with whom I frequently work.  I’ve become quite proud to be on their team.”

Compensation & Benefits to Correspondents: PMForum correspondents receive recognition on PMForum websites, with photo, profile & company information; Recognition with breaking news articles, papers and reports provided; Membership in PMForum’s Global Correspondents Network & introductions to other correspondents and advisors; Commissions on any revenues produced; Free membership and subscriptions in any PMForum networks or clubs; Share ownership in PMForum, Inc. based on contributions; and Other benefits.

Ana Maria Rodriguez , PMForum correspondent in Rosario, Argentina adds, “As an international correspondent for PMForum since 2006, I have found the experience both rewarding and stimulating.  I have been introduced to a global network of project management experts, have met PMI leaders at the highest level, and have gained the confidence to assume an active leadership role in the PM profession here in Argentina.  My association with PMForum has also provided a lot of visibility all across Latin America which has been good for my company.”

Many PMForum correspondents are active leaders in their respective local project management societies or PMI chapters.  All are actively supporting the PM profession, either as leaders, educators, consultants or project managers.  To see the profiles of current correspondents, visit   For more information about the program, contact

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