This free workshop, offered by the Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists, would be great for anyone who wants to learn how to get information out to the public, or who is just interested in how the media works. It will be at the Sugar Creek Library, Saturday, June 26th, at 1pm.
Glenn Burkins, www.QcityMetro.com,
Sarah Crosland, Charlotte Magazine,
Crystal Dempsey, From The Hip Communications,
Carlton Hargrove, Creative Loafing Newspaper,
Jason Holder, WBTV,
Tonya Rivens, WGIV radio.
Accessing the Media Workshop
Saturday, June 26, 1-3 p.m.
CAABJ presents this annual workshop for the community. Learn how to write press releases, how and where to send info to media outlets for news coverage, and get tips on how to get your story told. A panel of journalists, representing TV and radio stations, newspapers, magazines, the Internet and social media, will be on hand to discuss how their news cycles work and to answer your questions. This event is free and open to the public; complimentary refreshments will be served. Sugar Creek Branch Library, 4045 N. Tryon Street. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.