Media Training: The Nuts and Bolts of Public Engagement

Sunday, April 18, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Type: Workshop

Tags: Digital History; Media and Communications; Professional Development


Our Public Voice workshops are generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and organized by Made By History;Washington Post

Pre-registration required

Limited to 40 people

This workshop will address basic strategies for disseminating your scholarship through journalism, radio, television, and social media. It will discuss technical skills needed to launch a podcast and write a policy brief, offer strategies for effective social media engagement, and provide tips for media interviews on television and radio. Participants will learn how to pitch their expertise to producers, journalists, and policy makers, and gain skills to navigate the opportunities and obstacles of public engagement. 

Session Participants

Chair: Carly Goodman, La Salle University

Presenter: Connie Doebele, Center for C-SPAN Scholarship & Engagement

Presenter: Leif Fredrickson, Environmental Data & Governance Initiative

Presenter: Nicole R. Hemmer, Columbia University

Presenter: Leah Wright Rigueur, Brandeis University

Presenter: Brian Rosenwald, University of Pennsylvania