The Conversation Training - RSVP Now

Representatives from The Conversation, a media platform that works with experts to write articles on specific newsworthy topics, is visiting our campus next week for workshops with interested faculty members.

Representatives from The Conversation are coming to our campus on Tuesday, September 10 and Wednesday, September 11. The Conversation is a media platform that works with experts to write articles on specific newsworthy topics that are then posted on The Conversation’s site (which has 2 million unique visitors a month) and on the Associated Press news wire, and may get picked up by additional media outlets.

These workshops will feature editor Bijal Trivedi from The Conversation who can speak to both communicators and academic experts about the types of pitches they are looking for. The sessions will give us an opportunity to practice crafting pitches for The Conversation’s editors and to receive their feedback.

Sessions will be an hour long and offered at various locations, as listed below.  

  • Tuesday, Sept. 10: 9 – 10 a.m. at Europa Center, Biltmore Room (Room 534)
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10: 11 a.m. – noon at Mary Ellen Jones Building, Room 3116
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10: 2 – 3 p.m. at McGavran-Greenberg Hall, Room 1301
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10: 4 – 5 p.m. at Van Hecke-Wettach, Room 5042
  • Wednesday, Sept. 11: 9 – 10 a.m. at Wilson Library, Pleasants Room
  • Wednesday, Sept. 11: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Wilson Library, Pleasants Room
  • Wednesday, Sept. 11: 1 – 2 p.m. at Wilson Library, Pleasants Room

 

Please RSVP at the following link for the session you want to attend and encourage your faculty to RSVP and attend a session too: https://bit.ly/2MyOD2Y

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