Session Type(s): Training
Training Tag(s): Communications
Starts: Saturday, Jul. 15 9:00 AM (Central)
Ends: Saturday, Jul. 15 10:00 AM (Central)
Room: Williford A
Working with the media at the right place at the right time can take a golden moment to the next level and raise community awareness of your campaign in a massive way. In this training, you will learn strategies to communicate with the media, develop relationships and keep the media engaged with your campaign. We’ll show you how to create an effective media advisory and press release. You’ll also learn and practice ways to communicate your message to the media when you are interviewed for TV, radio, online or print media. This training is for those who are new to working with the media as well as experienced media relations practitioners.
Bill Whitmire has more than 20 years of experience in Social Services, Education, and Community Organizing. Bill is a change-maker and works to agitate and educate to move grassroots campaigns. Bill is the Co-Founder of WTF Workers aka We’re the Future, a 501c3 (Status Pending) worker advocacy organization that works to build the new labor movement. WTF Workers standing strong to Empower Workers that are under attack!