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Spring Media Training Series


 The New York Immigration Coalition and the Center for Community and Ethnic Media present:

 

Spring Media Training Series

The Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is hosting a series of media workshops free of charge for New York Immigration Coalition members! 

Nervous about doing media interviews? Want to sharpen your on-camera interview skills? Not sure how to use social media to enhance the work of your organization?

Learn how to be a more effective communicator in four workshops this March and April. 

RSVP to workshops on March 26th, April 2nd, April 9th, and April 23rd today! Space is limited.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014: Getting Out Your Message Using Social Media and Smart Phones
Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: CUNY School of Journalism, 219 West 40th Street, Manhattan (3rd floor)
RSVP by clicking HERE.

This four-hour workshop will provide concrete and effective techniques for nonprofits to harness the power and ubiquity of SmartPhones to engage their target communities and various stakeholders.  You'll explore best practices for using SmartPhones to capture professional-quality images, video and audio that can be showcased to spread your message. You'll learn how to harness multiple social media networks to connect with and to engage your target communities.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014: Mastering the On-Camera Interview
Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: CUNY School of Journalism, 219 West 40th Street, Manhattan (3rd floor)
RSVP by clicking HERE.

Learn how to get publicity for your research, book, cause, or business and how to handle a television interview. This four-hour workshop will cover the fundamentals of getting the broadcast media interested in your story. You will have the opportunity to be interviewed on-camera and to see how you can improve.

The workshop is led by two CUNY J-School Professors, Frederick Kaufman, an experienced freelance writer and author of several books (appearances on NBC, CNBC, Fox Business News, Bloomberg TV, BBC, NPR, WNYC, and many others); and Susan Farkas, a six-time Emmy-winning CBC, NBC and United Nations television executive who now runs her own company, Farkas Media, and teaches television production.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014: Getting Out Your Message
Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: CUNY School of Journalism, 219 West 40th Street, Manhattan (3rd floor)
RSVP by clicking HERE.

This four-hour workshop will provide concrete and effective techniques for nonprofits to harness the power and ubiquity of SmartPhones to engage their target communities and various stakeholders.  You'll explore best practices for using SmartPhones to capture professional-quality images, video and audio that can be showcased to spread your message. You'll learn how to harness multiple social media networks to connect with and to engage your target communities.

This workshop is taught by Sandeep Junnarkar, director of the Interactive Program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, and editorial founder of Family Life Behind Bars, a website that creates a mosaic of the voices of people who have a loved one incarcerated in America.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014: Mastering the On-Camera Interview
Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: CUNY School of Journalism, 219 West 40th Street, Manhattan (3rd floor)
RSVP by clicking HERE.

Learn how to get publicity for your research, book, cause, or business and how to handle a television interview. This four-hour workshop will cover the fundamentals of getting the broadcast media interested in your story. You will have the opportunity to be interviewed on-camera and to see how you can improve.

The workshop is led by two CUNY J-School Professors, Frederick Kaufman, an experienced freelance writer and author of several books (appearances on NBC, CNBC, Fox Business News, Bloomberg TV, BBC, NPR, WNYC, and many others); and Susan Farkas, a six-time Emmy-winning CBC, NBC and United Nations television executive who now runs her own company, Farkas Media, and teaches television production.

 

For questions, email Thanu Yakupitiyage at tyaku@thenyic.org or Jehangir Khattak at jkhattak@journalism.cuny.edu

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