Session Type(s): Training
Training Tag(s): Communications
Starts: Saturday, Aug. 15 11:00 AM (Eastern)
Ends: Saturday, Aug. 15 11:50 AM (Eastern)
Getting on TV is an important part of your candidate’s or organization’s earned media portfolio, but getting on TV can be tough. This training will teach the fundamentals of whom to pitch and how to do a pitch right, and workshop long-term strategies to build loyalty with producers and bookers to make sure you can maximize your odds of getting solid hits on local or cable television that you can use to promote your cause.
Dante Atkins is a public relations, communications, and qualitative research professional based in Washington, DC. Dante has over 15 years’ experience in strategic communications and consulting for campaigns, nonprofits, unions, government, and the private sector. Dante has served as a campaign manager and communications head for campaigns ranging from small city council races to statewide campaigns in California, and worked for over three years on the Hill as a Press Secretary and Communications Director for senior Democratic Congressman John Garamendi of California.