Saturday, January 20, 2007

Akron Press Club Presents "Trading Places with the Media"

From the ebag:

Trading Places with the Media, a half-day professional development seminar geared to public relations, marketing and media practitioners, will be held Friday, Feb. 23, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Martin University Center, 105 Fir Hill.

Sponsored by the Akron Beacon Journal and First Energy Corp. and hosted by the Akron Press Club, the event will present an inside look at how local media determine what they will cover in print, online and on the air. It will also offer tips on how to get media coverage in today’s rapidly changing market.

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The cost is $35 for Press Club members and $45 for non-members. The optional luncheon program at noon is an additional $15 per person for the buffet. The student rate is $15 for the entire seminar, including lunch.

Reservations are required, and payment must be received by Feb. 16. Send name, contact information and a check payable to the Akron Press Club to P.O. Box 423, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44222. Or visit to download a registration form.