Media Skills for Spokespersons -- How to Become a Coach for Your Client

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Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 08:00 to 09:30

PRSA California Gold Coast Chapter is pleased to present "Media Skills for Spokespersons -- How to Become a Coach for Your Client" by Lois Phillips, Ph.D.

With a background as a university executive, Dr. Phillips has co-produced two television talk shows and is often lecturing at conferences and on air discussing current organizational issues including gender relations in the workplace, women in politics, and the impact of #METOO. As a consultant, she conducts organizational survey research and facilitates strategic planning sessions and coaches executives on their presentation and media skills. She is co-author with Dr. Anita Perez Ferguson of Women Seen and Heard Speaker's Journal: Worksheets and Templates (2019).

Topics will include:

Tips and tools for preparing your client and yourself
Stories that make the news
ABC Formula for thinking on your feet
Examples of how to answer tough questions
What to watch out for
Awareness of Gender Differences and stereotypes in speaking
What to never, ever say to a reporter!
Dr. Phillips will provide us with a mini-role play workshop (journalist and spokesperson) to allow us to practice critical tools. You will leave with a helpful handout and recommended articles.

Networking & Light Refreshments 8 to 8:30 a.m.
Program and Q&A: 8:30 a.m.
Conclusion: 9:30 a.m.

Event Category: 
WORKSHOP