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Media 101: Is Your Research Newsworthy?

Date

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
10:00 to 11:00

Location

Room 1500, Conference Centre, Providence Building Level 1, St. Paul’s Hospital

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Do you have a research project that you’d like to share with the public? A research story that you want to tell? Do you have a research breakthrough that you think is newsworthy but not sure where to start?

Attend this media training workshop tailored to the research community! Learn about the available services at Providence Health Care (PHC) to support you, and the steps you can take to get started.

This workshop will take you through the various stages of identifying what makes a good news story, strategies for pitching a story around your research, and what happens once you have media interest.

Speaker: Elaine Yong, Senior Communications Specialist, Media Relations, PHC. Elaine is a former reporter for 20 years, most recently as Global TV's Health Reporter.

When? October 27, 2017, 10-11am
Where? Room 1500, Conference Centre, Providence Building Level 1, St. Paul’s Hospital
Who should attend? Researchers, research communicators, research administration and ethics staff

Please RSVP to research@providencehealth.bc.ca by October 24. Stay tuned for updates.

Download poster here.