Media training for researchers

Course description

Flinders' Media and Communications, Office of Communication, Marketing and Engagement together with Research Development and Support present 'Media training for researchers'.

Generating and measuring the public impact of your research is an increasingly important requirement, and media performance is a key element. This session will enable researchers to understand the media, how it works, what it wants and how to increase media interest in – and coverage of - your research.

Learn how you can be an effective communicator across mainstream media channels.

In this session, Karen Ashford - Director, Media and Communications will cover the basics of identifying what’s newsworthy and why, effective media releases, and fundamental presentation and interview skills.

This session will be run online via MS Teams and a link will be sent you via calendar invitation prior to the session.

Please email researcherpd.rds@flinders.edu.au if you have an questions.

Type of course

Information Session

Presenters

Karen Ashford
Office of Communication, Marketing and Engagement

Who should attend

  • All researchers interested in developing a media profile or interacting with the media.
  • Research support staff

What you will learn

  • Identifying a news hook
  • Crafting effective media releases
  • Presentation and interview skills

Upcoming events

Thursday, 13th May 2021

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Location: Web conference

Wednesday, 20th October 2021

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Location: Web conference


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