Media 101: Training for Organizers New to Talking to the Media

Media 101: Training for Organizers New to Talking to the Media

Session Type(s): Training

Training Tag(s): Communications

Are you new to talking to the press and need a quick run-down on how to do it well? We’ll supply you with a solid foundation on the basics of media interviews and give you time to practice those skills. Come to this training with major messages about your work and a few tough questions you want to practice responding to, and you’ll leave knowing how to land those messages in the media. The trainers come from a background in reproductive health, rights, and justice; however, the skills and tips are applicable to any social justice organizing work.

Trainers

Rep. Renitta Shannon

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Newly elected to the Georgia State House of Representatives, Renitta is an active community organizer and leader around economic, gender and racial justice issues. She has been active with the Fight for $15 campaign and was previously the Executive VP of Georgia’s National Organization for Women chapter. Since college, she has excelled in business development through out her professional career in the healthcare industry.

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