David Mathison will be a panelist at Fair Media
Council's Connection Day at the Sheraton Meadowlands in NJ. It is a great event for businesses, non-profits, individuals, and the media.
The event is designed to bring you face to face with the local news media, give you the opportunity to learn how to get your messages out, and meet the people who can make it happen.
The day's schedule includes networking with WWOR-TV anchor team Harry Martin and Brenda Blackmon plus the My9 News team: Mike Gilliam, Cora-Ann Mihalik, Audrey Puente and Brenda Flanagan.
07:30: Registration, breakfast, and networking.
08:15: Choose from 2 panels:
- 1A: How to Pitch Newspaper/Internet Reporters
- 1B: Beyond the Newsroom: Important Resources for the Community
09:45: Choose from 2 panels:
- 2A: How to Pitch TV and Radio Reporters. Co-panelists Marla Diamond (reporter, WCBS radio 880), Jim Driscoll (VP and news director, WWOR-TV My9 News), Jay Dow (reporter, WCBS-TV) Arrate Reich (senior producer, WNJU/TeleMundo) and Steve Sandburg (reporter, 1010 WINS).
- 2B: Social Media: How the Public Can Influence the News. David Mathison will be speaking on this panel, along with Frank Burgos, Noah Gurock, Hillary Morris, and moderator John Murcott.
Registration and directions for the event here.