Special Media Relations Workshop for Nonprofits Dec. 5

Top Quote As part of 'The News Conference: Real and Powerful' at The Garden City Hotel on Dec. 5, the Fair Media Council Offers an Intensive Media Relations Workshop to Help Nonprofits Learn How to Manage Time, Set Goals & Become Part of Public Conversation. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) November 20, 2017 - The Fair Media Council has created a special package for qualifying nonprofits to increase their understanding of news and media relations skills, as part of Dec. 5’s ‘The News Conference: Real & Powerful,’ at the Garden City Hotel.

    "This will be a comprehensive workshop covering all aspects of how to define and set goals for media relations staff working for nonprofits, and offer guidance on how to prepare, research and pitch stories to the media," said Jaci Clement, Fair Media Council CEO and Executive Director.

    At a special ticket rate of $99, qualifying nonprofits may attend The News Conference luncheon, keynoted by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Editorial Cartoonist Walt Handelsman of The New Orleans Advocate and enjoy networking, followed by a two-hour intensive workshop on media relations.

    During the workshop, participants may expect to learn:
    The importance of media relations in the changing media landscape
    How to set daily, quarterly and yearly media relations’ goals and activities
    How to quantify achievements and illustrate the “worth” of media relations to their organizations
    The definition of news and a news cycle
    Two techniques for news coverage: Proactive and reactive
    Story pitching tips and preparation
    Common mistakes made when working with the media
    How to establish credibility with the media

    “This workshop has been specifically designed to address the capacity building needs of nonprofit organizations,” said Fair Media Council Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director Jaci Clement. “Telling their stories and being part of the public conversation is often cited as one of the most challenging aspects for nonprofits. This workshop will offer insight into some of the best practices of effective media relations professionals in an atmosphere that encourages audience participation.”

    This workshop will feature multiple presenters.

    Tickets must be purchased in advance, and space is limited. To qualify for a $99 ticket, a nonprofit’s annual revenue must be less than $250,000. Tickets may be purchased online at www.fairmediacouncil.org/product/nonprofit-capacity-building-ticket/

    To pay by check, made out to Fair Media Council, mail it to Fair Media Council c/o Briarcliffe College, 1055 Stewart Ave., Bethpage, N.Y. 11714. Please email info ( @ ) fairmediacouncil dot org to let us know you are mailing in a reservation dot

    For questions, please call 516-224-1860, ext. 1 or email info ( @ ) fairmediacouncil dot org.

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