Gig Harbor Arts Commission Presents Workshop "Making Friends with the Media"
Gig Harbor, Wash. September 24th – The City of Gig Harbor’s Arts Commission, a volunteer organization, will present a workshop “Making Friends with the Media”, Tuesday, October 13th from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. at the Gig Harbor Civic Center, 3510 Grandview Street, Gig Harbor. The free workshop is open to the public.
Local non-profit organizations, small businesses and anyone who desires to learn how to use media for promotion is invited. A panel of local media and marketing professionals will be available including:
Spencer Abersold - KGHP General Manager
Dave Davison – Writer, Tacoma Weekly
Ric Hallock – Gig Harbor Life Editor
Tyler Hemstreet – The Peninsula Gateway Editor
Dave Peterson - NWTravel Magazine Publisher
Rosemary Ponnekanti – Writer, The News Tribune
Karen Scott – City of Gig Harbor Tourism & Communications Director
Ken Swarner -- Weekly Volcano Editor
Scott Turner – Key Peninsula News Editor
Attendees will learn some tips on writing press releases; why, when and where to send press releases; and input from professionals on what they are looking for in press releases. Time will be available to ask questions as well as provide the Arts Commission ideas for future workshops.
This event is the first in a series of educational programs the Gig Harbor Arts Commission is planning in an effort to assist local groups, organizations and small businesses in learning how to get their message heard.
For additional information contact Charlee Glock-Jackson, Gig Harbor Arts Commission, at (253) 857-5604
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