Thursday, 11 August 2022
Gain valuable media insights and build connections with local journalists to help you pitch your next story to the media with success.
This 2hr networking event will include a 40 minute panel discussion with local print, TV News and radio journalists to discuss what makes a newsworthy story and help you avoid common mistakes when pitching your story to the media.
5.30pm – Doors open. Complimentary drink on arrival
6.00pm – Panel Discussion – “What makes a newsworthy story”
Facilitator: Julie Johnston
Panellists: CK Kern – Triple M, Lily Nothling – ABC Nth QLD, Lawrence Jeffcoat – 7News TSV
6.40pm – Networking with local journalists
Cash bar available
7.30pm – Event close
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Business owners and leaders
- Not for Profits
- Marketing & Communications Staff
- Business / Communications Consultants
- Thought leaders
Julie Johnston has over 20 years experience in media communications and is the owner of Creative Concepts PR and BDmag, a quarterly print magazine and online platform showcasing North Queensland’s businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators. Julie is passionate about helping small to medium businesses and thought leaders learn basic PR skills to share their voice in the media.
Cliff “CK” Kern – Announcer, Triple M Townsville
Lily Nothling – Journalist, ABC North Queensland
Lawrence Jeffcoat – 7News Townsville
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