Asian American Journalists Association

Media Access Workshop

Date: Friday, March 2, 2012

Time: 6PM to 9PM

Place: 25 West 43rd Street, 18th Floor
between 5th & 6th Avenues, Manhattan

Free Admission
 

 

 

AAJA Media Access Handbook: http://chapters.aaja.org/NewYork/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/maHANDBOOK_AAJA1.pdf

Linsanity. The word alone attracts attention. Find out what makes Jeremy Lin's story tick from editors, reporters, and a PR expert's point of view. And learn tips and tricks of the trade to help tell your story.

The Asian American Journalists Association of New York (AAJA-NY) and the Asian American/Asian Research Institute (AAARI) bring together professional journalists in various fields (broadcast, print, online, radio) and a public relation expert for a media access workshop. It is an opportunity for the community and the media to share stories, communicate and bridge the gap between them.

This FREE event for the community is open to nonprofit organizations, community leaders, concerned citizens, or anyone looking to get their news in the news. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the basics of public relations and how to write an effective press release. They will also learn how to pitch news stories, how editors select news, and how to do a television interview.

If you do not have any media experience at all or if you are looking to pitch that story and get advice, you are encouraged to attend.

Moderator: Richard Lui, Anchor, MSNBC

Panelists:

  • Ti-Hua Chang, Reporter, Fox 5 TV
  • Reggie Vikram, Assignment Editor, NY1 News
  • Tim Scheld  Director of News and Programming, CBS Radio
  • Julie Huang, President, Kaimen Company
  • Lotus Chau, Chief Reporter, Sing Tao Daily
  • Julie Shapiro, Reporter/Editor, DNA.info

Co-sponsor
Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

 

 

 


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