Tag: Advanced Media Relations Workshop

Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This seven course series gives public and governmental affairs professionals from agencies, associations, corporations, nonprofits, and congressional offices an in-depth look at and review of the major aspects of media relations. Also perfect for novices who want a solid introduction to public affairs. Seven audio courses on CD covering media […]

Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This seven course series gives public and governmental affairs professionals from agencies, associations, corporations, nonprofits, and congressional offices an in-depth look at and review of the major aspects of media relations. Also perfect for novices who want a solid introduction to public affairs. Seven audio courses on CD covering media […]

Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

Media Relations for the Public Affairs Professional, a Seven-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This seven course series gives public and governmental affairs professionals from agencies, associations, corporations, nonprofits, and congressional offices an in-depth look at and review of the major aspects of media relations. Also perfect for novices who want a solid introduction to public affairs. Seven audio courses on CD covering media […]

Advanced Media Relations Workshop – 2-day course in DC

Advanced Media Relations Workshop – 2-day course in DC

Advanced Media Relations Workshop Best practices for using social media, preparing for interviews, and improving communication strategies. As a public affairs professional, you need to continually assess your communications strategies. Have you updated your media campaigns? Are you using social media sites and the Internet to their full advantage? Do you have a crisis communications […]

Writing Effective Press Advisories

Writing Effective Press Advisories

Public relations professionals have an array of tools for attracting media attention. One of those tools is the press advisory. The press advisory is somewhat different from the press release, both in format and goal. photo credit: chuckoutrearseats The goal of the press advisory is to notify the press of an occurrence or event you […]

Writing Effective Email Press Releases

Writing Effective Email Press Releases

The basic tool used in public relations is the press release. Ultimately, the goal of a press release is to convince the media to do a story. At one time, press releases were printed on paper, however, today press releases are most often exchanged electronically. The email press release is now the format preferred by […]

Preparation is Key to Taking Advantage of Opportunities in Media Relations

Preparation is Key to Taking Advantage of Opportunities in Media Relations

It is sometimes assumed that the development of a communications plan is similar to the production of a play, in which the public acts as the audience. In reality, much of the work involved in public relations can be reactionary and unpredictable in nature. It is not unusual for members of Congress to determine their […]

Common Ethical Challenges in Media Relations

Common Ethical Challenges in Media Relations

To work successfully in media affairs or public relations, you want to develop a solid understanding of the ethical challenges you can face on a daily basis. Even a seemingly innocent and routine conversation with a reporter can pose ethical questions that the public relations professional must be able to resolve in a second or […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid in a Crisis

5 Mistakes to Avoid in a Crisis

Trying to avoid a crisis with the media may be well and good, but the fact is that a crisis can not always be avoided. When one does occur, it is essential to know how to handle it, and, as importantly, what you should not do. photo credit: biloud43 1. Ignore the problem One of […]