Introduction to Interacting with the Media
Date & Time
Do you want to see your work in the news? Do you have something to say about the stories you read in the newspaper, hear on the radio, or see on television?
Public Affairs is holding a media training session for graduate students including, but not limited to, those involved with the Public Scholars Initiative and the 3MT 2018@UBC. This session will help you learn how to make your ideas and research accessible to a general audience, and provide you with simple tools to get your messages across effectively and efficiently. The following topics will also be covered:
- What makes news
- Ways of engaging with the media
- Interview tips and techniques
- Key messages and bridging
- Exercise: Develop three key messages of your own
The workshop will be led by Leslie Dickson and Sachi Wickramasinghe who work in media relations for UBC Public Affairs, telling the stories of UBC's talented faculty, students and staff.
Registration opens on Monday, January 29 at 9:00am.
Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. After registering, you will receive confirmation and additional event details within two business days at the e-mail associated with your community.grad.ubc.ca account. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.