FREE! Community Groups Information and Training Workshop Media Matters

Posted on 27 April 2017

Type: Public Notice


This interactive workshop will help you understand how the media works and the most effective ways to get stories and messages published or broadcast for free!

Topics to be covered include:

  • Why connecting with the media is important for your group
  • How journalists and traditional local media work
  • What the media is looking for
  • The do’s and don’ts of engaging the media
  • Basics of media release writing
  • Interview preparation and techniques

Representatives from local media channels will provide an overview of their specific requirements, including tips and deadlines for submitting content.

Where: Traralgon Golf Club, Princes Highway, Traralgon
When: Wednesday 31 May 2017
Time:  5.30pm for a 6pm start till 9pm

The workshop will be delivered by Leah Mether from Methmac Communications, with participation from local media channels. Light refreshments served on arrival. Places are limited.

To RSVP or for more information about this event, please visit or phone Abby Clavarino, Community Development Officer, on 5128 5658 by Wednesday 24 May 2017.