April 17 2014 at 1:00 PM
The offices of the Vice President for Research, Provost, and Faculty Affairs (School of Medicine) are pleased to offer the Professional and Academic Development seminar series for WSU faculty, chairs & directors, postdoctoral trainees & graduate students, and administrators. Seminars are free, but registration is required.
The seminar, Communicating Your Research and Scholarship to a Broad Audience, will take place Thursday, April 17, 2014, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Welcome Center Auditorium.
The moderator will be David Rosenberg, chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences. Panelists will include Sean Lee, health reporter at WWJ Newsradio 950; John Corvino, chair of the Department of Philosophy; Julie O'Connor, director of research communications in the Office of the Vice President for Research; and Rasheda Kamaria Williams, information officer in Marketing & Communications. The panel will discuss:
How WSU can help in communicating your latest accomplishment
What types of stories interest reporters
How to prepare for a media interview, beyond just knowing the facts
How to translate your research to the general public
Characteristics of a good media interview
What to avoid doing in a media interview
How to use Social Media to tell your story
How to get an Op/Ed placement
We hope to see you there!